Saucer

Description
Raised circular saucer with die-rolled band of pointed leaves and single buds at rim; rounded booge and flat well with no foot ring. Top edge of rim is struck once with a crowned eagle with cross-in-oval body, while rim underside is stamped "A / * * / S" in raised serif letters in a diamond or lozenge and a bull's head, facing forward, in conforming surround. Centerpoint on interior. Part of cup and saucer set, DL*377439A-B.
Based on marks, made in Turin during the period it was part of the Kingdom of Sardinia, 1824-1872.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
saucer
Object Type
plate
date made
1824-1872
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm; 5 3/16 in
overall: 5/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 13.0175 cm
place made
Italia: Piemonte, Torino
Italia: Regno di Sardegna
ID Number
DL*377439B
catalog number
377439B
accession number
138933
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Francis T. Redwood
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