Overall: 1 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 3.2 x 14.6 cm )
engraved: in the center: "E E G" in script stamped: on the base: "JACOBI & JENKINS/ BALTIMORE/ MAKERS/ STERLING 925/1000 FINE" all below a tower
Wrought silver dish; shallow, circular bowl-shaped dish; engraved in the center, "E E G" in script; flaring sides covered with foliate repoussé chasing; cast and applied foliate and ball band; makers' marks on the base.
EEG is Emma Elizabeth Gilder (b. 1861), the aunt of the donor (Louise S. Gilder). Emma was a sister of Louise's father, William Howard Gilder (b. 1857, Maryland).
Gift of Louise Stafford Gilder, 12/14/73
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.