Silver-gilt or vermeil, flat oval tray with piercework gallery having a die-rolled band of pointed leaves and single buds at rim and beading below; four cast tab feet each have an anthemion outlined by split scrolls with rosettes. Oval brass tag stamped "3325" is wired to gallery. Underside struck with three hallmarks; and one mark on gallery exterior at center of long side. Part of a five-piece service, DL*59.2346A-E.

Date Made: 1819 - 1838

Maker: Cahier, Jean-Charles

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, ParisPlace Used: Russia

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Credit Line: Gift of Colonel William E. Shipp

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.59.2346ECatalog Number: 59.2346EAccession Number: 226997Collector/Donor Number: 72

Object Name: tray

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 13 3/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 33.9725 cm x 24.13 cm


Record Id: nmah_300033

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