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What is this?

Handle with scrolled foliate ornament and antique style crowned female mask at tip; spade-shaped blade with scrolled foliate decoration, partially fluted.

This is a server from United States. It is dated 1885–86 and we acquired it in 1995. Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Its medium is

silver plate

Its dimensions are

cm: L: 24.5

This object was manufactured by Meriden Silverplate Company

This object was fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and purchased from Helen Hersh

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18650225/ |title=Server, ""Assyrian Head" pattern", 1885–86 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 December 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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