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Covered Dish

Maker:
John T. Vansant Manufacturing Company (1881–92)
Date:
ca. 1883
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/8 x 11 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (16.2 x 30.2 x 18.1 cm); 41 oz. 10 dwt. (1290.2 g) Body: 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm); 29 oz. 10 dwt. (918.3 g) Cover: 2 13/16 x 7 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (7.1 x 18.4 x 13.7 cm); 11 oz. 19 dwt. (371.9 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.447.3a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: engraved on underside in script: FAS (shaded, interlaced) / From Louis and Lulu. / March 28[superscript "th" over __ over "] 1883

Marking: marked on underside: [horse's head in oval] V&Co (in lozenge) [lion rampant in lozenge]
marked on opposite end of underside: ENGLISH STERLING (semi-circular formation) / 925-1000 (incuse)
Private Collection, New York, until 1986
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