An American silver Marine Theme presentation urn, Tiffany & Co., New York, dated 1859
- marked on base and numbered 1042-6387
- height 13 5/8 in.
- 34.6 cm
Sidney Grenfell (1806-1884) served in the British Royal Navy from 1822-78. He was the Captain of the HMS Amethyst from July 1856 to December 1860. John F. Allsopp was the superintendent of Barron, Forbes and Co. (c. 1820s-1893), a powerful Pacific coast trade, mercantile, and banking firm based out of San Blas and Tepic, Mexico.