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Nut Dish

1971.1456.1-2 (RS118171)

Description

Uneven gadrooned rim on a slightly upturned mouth. Reticulated sides atop a spherical concaving bowl. Dish rests on three ball feet.

Details

Maker
Towle Silversmiths (Maker)
Date
1900-1908
Inscriptions
The bottom is engraved in script with: April 26/MMM/1881-1906. Marked: ""T"" with an overstruck lion above ""STERLING"" impressed on the bottom. Also impressed on the bottom is: 4781.
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
gadrooning
impressing
reticulation
silver (metal)
sterling silver
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
DISH, NUT
dishes (vessels)
engraving (printing process)
Gadrooned
gadrooning
Impressed
impressing
Reticulated
reticulation
silver (metal)
Sterling Silver
sterling silver
Stipple Engraved
Dimensions
1.625 (H), 4.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1456.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12114

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