Dish in the form of an asymmetrical leaf with curled stem at one end. Everted rim; no footring. Bottom underside struck incuse with small griffin or eagle with wings displayed, rising from a heraldic wreath, to left of "STERLING" in sans serif letters and "WB 120" in serif letters.
Attributed to Meriden Britannia Company of Meriden, CT. Although Meriden Britannia Co. began producing sterling silver holloware after acquiring the firm of Wilcox & Evertsen in 1896, the form and style of this dish indicate it was made after Meriden Britannia became a subsidiary of International Silver Co. in 1898; International continued to use the Meriden name and marks until at least the 1930s.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
20th century
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
average spatial: 10.6 cm x 16.2 cm; x 4 3/16 in x 6 3/8 in
overall: 3/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 16.51 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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