Overall: 3 5/8 x 3 in. ( 9.2 x 7.6 cm )
Wrought silver beaker; raised cylindrical body with a slightly flared lip; applied, molded baseband; oval reserve on the front center suspended from a bow-knot and floral garlands; reserve engraved, "A & O/ 1835" in bright-cut script; maker's marks on the base.
Inscription: Bright-cut engraved reserve located at center-front of body, and includes foliate script initials "A.E.O./1825." surrounded by bright-cut engraved scalloped oval frame hanging from bright-cut engraved ribbons and pendant with bright-engraved mantling of floral garlands. Underneath frame are two bright-cut engraved foliate laurel branches intertwined with ribbon.
Maker's mark: stamped on base: "J & T.D" in roman letters in a rectangular surround; Eagle's head in oval surround also stamped once in relief on bottom below center punch.
Philip H. Hammerslough
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