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Pie Server

1986.610 (RS24902)

Description

A pointed ovoid handle engraved with flower blossoms and an initial on a narrow to conforming server. It has slightly raised flutted shoulders and a egg-shaped reserve, engraved and bright cut with a floral spray and scrolls.

Details

Maker
A.F. Towle & Son Co. (Maker)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
A touch mark on the back of the handle stem reads: A.F. Towle & Son Co. Engraved on the handle is an ""L"".
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA, Essex
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
bright cutting
engraving (printing process)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
bright cutting
Bright-Cut
engraving (printing process)
Floral
floral patterns
pie servers
plate (material)
SERVER, PIE
Silver
silver (metal)
Stipple Engraved
Dimensions
9 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.610
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50997

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