Cake server

Object Number: 
1930.41
Date: 
ca. 1855
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. ( 22.2 x 7 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on reverse of handle: "[HH & Co.] PATENT 1855" and "TIFFANY & Co."
Description: 
Silver cake server in "Oriental" pattern with engraved and pierced flat blade and pointed oval-end handle with upturned tip; handle stem is beaded along obverse; obverse of blade is ornamented with interlaced scrolls and Moresque motifs; stamped with maker's mark along reverse of handle stem.
Gallery Label: 
The "Oriental" pattern was designed by John Polhamus (active 1833-1875) and Henry Hebbard (active 1847-1877) and patented July 3, 1855.
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. F. Savage
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group