Compote

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-181192

Description

Oval sterling silver footed compote with gold wash bowl. Flared rim with two handles each featuring a squirrel and a branch with leaves and berries.

Details

Descriptive Terms

compotes
sterling silver
silver (metal)
Compote

Inscription

"P" (cut into)
"[Gorham maker's mark] / 43 5 / STERLING / SHREVE STANWOOD & CO" (stamped)
"SHREVE STANWOOD & CO." (stamped)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD127

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Shreve, Stanwood & Co. (Retailer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6 x 12 1/2 x 6 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1480

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)