Overall: 15 x 14 1/4 in. ( 38.1 x 36.2 cm )
Mark: stamped on the base: "TIFFANY & CO./ 14194B MAKERS 2244/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ C./ 184/ 35/ 28 PINTS"
Inscription: engraved on the front: "PRESENTED TO/ THE MAYOR/ BY/ A COMMITTEE OF HIS FELLOW-CITIZENS/ IN THE ALDERMANIC CHAMBER/ OF THE CITY
Wrought silver loving cup in the Art Nouveau style; squat, lobed globular lower body tapering in at the top and bulging out at the bottm of the upper half; incurved upper body flaring to an applied, molded lip; lower body engraved and chased alover with flowers, leaves and foliate scrolls; three hollow cast loop handles with foliate grips and feathered foliate scroll joints are applied to the body; seated on a circular pedestal with a die rolled foliate flange, cast, applied foliate scroll decoration around the edge and three hollow cast paw feet applied to the base; engraved between two handles on the front, "PRESENTED TO/ THE MAYOR/ BY/ A COMMITTEE OF HIS FELLOW-CITIZENS/ IN THE ALDERMANIC CHAMBER/ OF THE CITY HALL/ ON AUGUST NINTH, 1911/ being the anniversary of the/ Mayor's providential preservation in the attack/ made upon his life/ as a tribute of respect, confidence and affection/ and to bear testimony to the hope that/ with health and strength his life may be prolonged/ for many years of continued usefulness/ in the public service" in block letters; engraved on the side, "HONORABLE/ WILLIAM J. GAYNOR/ MAYOR/ OF THE/ CITY OF NEW YORK" in block letters; engraved on the third side with the seal of the city of New York, shield divided by four windmill blades with cider kegs and beavers between, shield between a man holding a weight and a Native American, all surmounted by an eagle perched on a globe; makers' marks stamped on the base.
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