largest: 1 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 14 in. ( 3.8 x 54 x 35.6 cm )
Stamped on undersides of q-s is maker's hallmark "W * P/ I * P" in roman letters in elliptical surround, with lion passant in a chamfered rectangular surround; crowned leopard's head in shield surround; date/letter "u" in chamfered rectangular, and portra
Six graduated wrought silver platters; ovoid with raised sides and four flutes along the edges; applied, cast beaded bands around the rims; Lenox family crest engraved on the rims; maker's marks stamped along undersides.
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.; Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Robert Lenox (1759-1839), who married Rachel Carmer (1763-1843); probable descent, to their daughter Rachel Carmer Lenox (b. 1792), who married David Sproat Kennedy (1791-1853); to their son James Lenox Kennedy (1823-1864), who married Cornelia Van Rensselaer (1836-1864); to their son Henry Van Rensselaer Kennedy (1863-1912), who married Marian Robbins (1862-1946); to their daughter Rachel Lenox Kennedy Porter (1887-1962), who married (2nd) Graeme Donald (1884-1928); consigned by Mrs. Graeme Donald to Robert Ensko Inc., New York City; purchased in 1937 by Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr., the donor.
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