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Gravy boat and tray

1928
Reed and Barton (founded in 1827)


Object Place: Taunton, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Gravy boat: 5.2 x 17.9 cm (2 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Gravy boat and tray: 5.7 x 20.3 x 11.1 cm (2 1/4 x 8 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2014.1427.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver

Markings

"REED & BARTON, [R & B trademark] / STERLING 1020, "Bird mark" [for year 1928]"

Provenance

By 2003, owned by Historical Design (gallery), New York, New York; October 11, 2003, sold by Denis Galion of Historical Design to John Axelrod, Boston, Massachusetts; 2008, promised gift of John Axelrod to the Museum; 2014, gift of Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: October 29, 2014)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection