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Tray (part of beverage set)

about 1925
Possibly by Gorham Manufacturing Company (active 1865–1961)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 25.4 x 44.5 cm (2 7/8 x 10 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2015.2843.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Classifications

Silver

Tray made in two parts, a silver frame with pad-feet with a plastic tray insert.

Markings

Front panel of silver tray inscribed with large capital T monogram.

Interior of each silver side panel inscribed I-IV in hand-scratched numerals; each exterior side panel of plastic insert similarly inscribed I-IV. Underside of silver frame inscribed with a series of hand-scratched symbols much of which is illegible: "KA...D52.."

Provenance

Thomas B. Taylor; by descent to his son, Thomas B. Taylor, Jr.; around 1980, by descent to his son, Thomas H. Taylor, Norwich, VT; 2015, gift of Thomas H. and Marie M. Taylor to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 24, 2015)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas H. and Marie M. Taylor