Overall: 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 in. ( 1.3 x 6 x 2.5 cm )
struck: top interior: (duty mark) "JW" in a conforming rectangle (lion passant)
struck: base interior: (anchor) "JW" in a conforming rectangle "D" gothic script, in a conforming rectangle
engraved: reserve: "EAT"
Silver vinaigrette box; top has geometric rolled textured surface with a rectangular reserve in the center engraved, "EAT;" floral chased border; beveled tapering sides on both the top and bottom of the box; underside has the same rolled surface; inside is gold plated; hinged grille with bright-cut design and pierce work opens right; top interior struck with a lion passant, duty mark and the intials, "JW;" interior base struck with an anchor (Birmingham), "JW" and the date letter, gothic script "D."
Gift of Mrs. Laura Dayton Denby
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