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Probably form-pressed on wood, this raised shallow dish with two soldered, keyhole, pierce-cut handles has a soldered foot and rim.

Inscription

“1929” engraved on one handle; “B / PC,” with two notches on top of each other below “B” and between “P C,” engraved on other handle.

Marks

“G / F J R / A.H.S. / STERLING / 5 9 2” struck incuse on bottom.

Provenance

Original owner unknown. Subsequent owner unknown until purchased from Brodney Gallery of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, with funds provided by the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Irvin Taube in memory of Anne Murphy Holmes

about 1929

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3.6 x 36.3 x 21.3 cm (1 7/16 x 14 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.56

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware