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Dish wedge

Object Number: 
1939.142
Date: 
1791/92
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 3 3/8 in. ( 3.2 x 6.7 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the back: "I. C" in gothic script stamped: on one side: "H G" in a rectangle, lion passant in a rectangle, king's bust in an oval, "q" in a chamfered rectangle.
Description: 
Silver George III dish wedge; formed of two triangular sides with stepped upper surfaces; rectangular stretcher between the two front ends; two bell-shaped sections applied across the back; engraved "I. C" in gothic script where the bell sections meet; maker's marks stamped on one side.
Gallery Label: 
This dish rack belonged to the Corse family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group