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Cake Server

1971.1494 (RS118208)

Description

Beaded handle, both front and back, foliate tip. Large rectangular server with large apertures.

Details

Maker
Towle Silversmiths (Silversmith)
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Embossed on the handle back is: Sterling [Towle lion].
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
shell (animal material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cake servers
SERVER, CAKE
Shell
shell (animal material)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
9.125 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1494
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48643
Reference Notes
Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

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