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Salver

Object Number: 
1977.81b
Date: 
ca. 1897
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 13 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 33.7 cm )
Marks: 
Mark: stamped on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5766 MAKERS 2000/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T" Inscription: engraved at center: "Presented/ to/ Charles W. dayton,/ may 24th.., 1987,/ by the officers and employees of the/ New York Post Office in token of their
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver presentation salver; circular tray with raised, molded sides and a repoussé chased foliate scroll rim; engraved in the center, "Presented/ to/ Charles W. Dayton,/ May 24th.., 1987,/ by the officers and employees of the/ New York Post Office in token of their/ love and esteem, and of his courtesy, efficency,/ justice and impartiality as Postmaster at/ New York, to which office he was appointed/ by President Cleveland June 5th.., 1893,/ and from which he resigned/ May 22d.., 1897." in script; three cast foliate scroll and paw feet applied to the base; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group