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Pickle Dish And Spear (USA), ca. 1880

This is a Pickle dish and spear. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is silver, gilt silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund in memory of Dona Guimaraes.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (dish): 6 x 20.5 x 8.7 cm (2 3/8 x 8 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.) L x W (spear): 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped under leaf near handle: "W & H [mark of 1871-1899] / STERLING / 165"

It is inscribed

Engraved on underside, with script initials: "AGB"

Cite this object as

Pickle Dish And Spear (USA), ca. 1880; silver, gilt silver; H x W x D (dish): 6 x 20.5 x 8.7 cm (2 3/8 x 8 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.) L x W (spear): 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund in memory of Dona Guimaraes; 1993-48-4-a,b

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