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Pie server

Object Number: 
1984.58
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 2 in. ( 26 x 7.9 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on obverse of handle: "Mother / from / Robert & Georgie." stamped: on reverse of handle: "J[star]P" (each in circular surround) and "TIFFANY & Co. STERLING"
Description: 
Silver pie server with flat, wedge-shaped blade, and slightly upturned oval-end handle with with beaded borders; obverse of blade engraved with geometric and foliate decoration; obverse of handle-end engraved with inscription, "~Mother/~from~/Robert & Georgie" in gothic-style and script characters; underside of handle stem stamped with makers' hallmarks. "Bead" pattern.
Gallery Label: 
The "bead" pattern was developed by Polhamus for Tiffany & co., though the date of introduction is unknown.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Noel F. Bowers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group