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Salver, 1697

This is a salver. It is dated 1697 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by William M. Cahn, Jr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr.. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn.

Its dimensions are

a: 5.8 x 19.1 cm (2 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.) b: 5.7 x 19 cm (2 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Maker's Mark appears to be the letters W and A, with an anchor in between.

Cite this object as

Salver, 1697; silver; a: 5.8 x 19.1 cm (2 5/16 x 7 1/2 in.) b: 5.7 x 19 cm (2 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William M. Cahn, Jr. in memory of Rosalie S. and William M. Cahn; 1981-49-5-a,b

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