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TRAY FOR A TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE

Made by: A. Codognato

Currently in storage


About this object

The tray has an irregular rim is heavily repousse with swags of flowers. The center is plain. On each end is an acanthus leaf near the handle which joins the rim with acanthus leaves. The rim has two raised medallions, one of which has the Post crest and one has the lion of St. Mark. The handles are square in shape.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
TRAY FOR A TEA AND COFFEE SERVICE
Made from:
Vermeil
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date made:
ca. 1930
Size:
90.8 x 63.5 cm (35 3/4 x 25 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.305
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK underneath: Lion of St. Marks, a walking animal, 800 for the silver standard, A. Codognato, Venezia for maker and town
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973