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Asparagus tray

Object Number: 
INV.14041
Date: 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 9.8 x 21.6 x 16.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "15" in rectangles, "C/ C" divided by a shield in an oval in a rectangle, "4894977", "CHRISTOFLE" in a rectangle
Description: 
Cast and pierced silver plated asparagus tray; scalloped, ovoid, concave tray with pierced work and engraved asparagus stalks in the center; seated on four cast pad feet; four cast raised scrolled supports applied at the corners; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group