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Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The shape is oval with straight sides. The front and back have each an oval medallion with a reeded frame and containing a chased flower head in the center surrounded by a chased wreath of roses. Outside the medallion are four floral sprays, two above, two below. The cover has a similar flower head and wreath on the top, and on the sides floral swags as if suspended from ribbon bowknots.

Category:
SILVERWORK
Object name:
Cannister
Made from:
Silver
Made in:
FRANCE
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
H. 3 in.
overall

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.231.1-2
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK __Minerva's head facing right- 2 on lower right corner E E a flowerette between, in a lozenge- maker's mark, provincial
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973