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Ewer, 1844
William G. Forbes

Ball, Tompkins and Black

New York, New York, United States of America
Silver, H: 11 1/2 in, W: 8 in, D: 6 1/2 in
Gift of Kathy Field Malavasic in loving memory of Doris Coles Field, 2011  2011.31.2
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Inscriptions:
Engraved on bottom in script: "Wm. C. Rhinelander. / New York. / 1844."

Marks:
Stamped mark with raised letters on bottom: "BALL TOMPKINS & BLACK [arched above] / SUCCESSORS TO [straight across] / MARQUAND & CO. [down-curved below] / NEW YORK (straight across at bottom]" Two further punches of an eagle in a circular touch; with W.F mark of William G. Forbes.

Provenance: Purchased by donor from Spencer Marks for $4000.
Keywords: Silver, Ewer, Pitcher, Flowers, Rococo Revival