- Clipped-corner square, colorless, frosted glass bowl on a bail-handled stand with four, incurved, looped supports ending in three-toed paw feet on a flared conforming base. Cast flowers decorate the supports and a winged putto holding a basket or bowl sits on the base in the middle of them. Plain-rimmed glass bowl or dish has a smooth interior and is cut with five stems of facets on each side. Underside of stand base is struck incuse with a circular mark for "WILCOX SILVER PLATE C\o." with crossed raising hammers at center and the number "0901" below.
- Maker is Wilcox Silver Plate Co. of Meriden, CT. The firm was founded as Wilcox Britannia Co. in 1865, and changed its name to Wilcox Silver Plate Co. in 1867. It was one of the founding members of International Silver Co. in 1898; Insilco continued to use the Wilcox name and trademark until circa 1961 when the line was consolidated with E. G. Webster & Son (purchased by Insilco in 1928) into Webster-Wilcox.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- stand, fruit
- date made
- ca 1880
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Meriden
- Physical Description
- silver plate (stand material)
- glass (bowl material)
- overall: 9 in x 10 1/2 in x 8 5/8 in; 22.86 cm x 26.67 cm x 21.9075 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Dr. Eleanor F. Dolan
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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