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Souvenir butter chip

Object Number: 
1984.141
Date: 
ca. 1917
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 7 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the base: "ASSOCIATED VETRANS/ OF THE/ DELMATER IRON WORKS/ FEB. 15. 1917/ 19TH ANNUAL BANQUET/ WALDORF ASTORIA" in roman letters stamped: on the base: "CROSS/ LONDON"
Description: 
Cast silver plated souvenir butter chip from the Associated Veterans of the Delamater Iron Works Banquet; small round dish with a woman in a farmyard in relief in the center; raised feathered sides; applied, scalloped rim with a scroll and foliate design; engraved on the base, "ASSOCIATED VETERANS/ OF THE/ DELAMATER IRON WORKS/ FEB. 15. 1917/ 19TH ANNUAL BANQUET/ WALDORF ASTORIA" in roman letters; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elizabeth Rutledge Bacon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group