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tipped fiddle stem (probably originally upturned but bent straight), rounded shoulder, egg-shaped bowl.

Inscription

"S C R" laterally on the top of the stem.

Marks

"Cowles Mfg. __" stamped on the back of the stem the initial C is somewhat obscured and the last part of the right side of the stamp apparently did not contact the metal. The number "1" is struck incuse on the back of the shoulder.

Provenance

Unknown.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

about 1843–47

Object Place

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Ohio

Dimensions

4.9 x 22.3 cm (1 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.40.40

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware