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Straight-sided octagonal form on molded base, each corner applied with an engaged Ionic column framing panels flat-chased with similar columns and Gothic arches. Four panels are finely flat-chased with landscapes, on including a bridge, one a farmhouse, and two with castles above water, one the...

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Inscription

"SEH" script initials on one side panel

Marks

Marked on the bottom "J & I Cox", "M" between a star and an anchor (now identified as the mark of John C. Moore), and "N.Y."

Provenance

Early history unknown; 1974, purchased by the donors from H. A. Shahda Antiques in Johnstown, New York

Credit Line

Gift of James P. and Cheryl M. Gold

about 1835–52

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.484

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware