Overall: 1 1/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 2.9 x 17.5 cm )
engraved: cipher in the center: "F C" in foliate script engraved: on the base: "1763" stamped: on the base: "P" in gothic script i a shield, lion passant in a rectangle, leopard's head crowned in a shield, "E * C" in a rectangle
Wrought silver waiter; flat, round dish with an applied, cast, scrolled lip and applied, cast, scrolled and shell rim; three cast molded pad feet; contemporary cipher engraved in the center, "F C" in foliate script; engraved on the base, "1763;" maker's marks stamped on the base.
This waiter belonged to the Fee family of Barbados, West Indies.
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sister
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