3130
3130
A Pair Of American Silver Rococo Revival Salvers, William Gale & Son, New York, 1855
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 USD
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3130
A Pair Of American Silver Rococo Revival Salvers, William Gale & Son, New York, 1855
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York

A Pair Of American Silver Rococo Revival Salvers, William Gale & Son, New York, 1855
shaped oval with applied reeded rim, the surface engraved with panels of trellis enclosed with scrolling foliage and shellwork, centered by a floral and shellwork rococo cartouche, one with foliate script initials GN the other with MAL, on four shellwork and scroll bracket feet, the underside engraved with presentation inscription
marked on undersides
length 16 1/8 in.
41cm
72oz 4dwt
2245g
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Catalogue Note

The presentation inscriptions read: "George Newbold Jr May 29th 1855 Presented by his Father on his 75th birthday" and "Mary Ann Lawrence May 19th 1855 Presented by her father on his 75th birthday"

In 1834, Mary Ann Newbold, daughter of George and Mary E. Newbold, married her relative George Newbold Lawrence (1806-1895) a distinguished ornithologist.

The Iris Schwartz Collection of American Silver

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New York