Pie Server

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1880-1920

GUSN

GUSN-50997

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

Descriptive Terms

pie servers
bright cutting
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
floral patterns
Silver
Stipple Engraved
Bright-Cut
Floral
SERVER, PIE

Inscription

A touch mark on the back of the handle stem reads: A.F. Towle & Son Co. Engraved on the handle is an ""L"".

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

A.F. Towle & Son Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA, Essex

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.610

Places

Massachusetts (United States)