Saucer

Object Number: 
1997.4c
Date: 
1915
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 1.9 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
Retailer's marks: stamped on the base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 5472H MAKERS 17313/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ M"
Description: 
Cast and seamed silver saucer from a child's breakfast service; flat, circular dish with raised sides; repoussé chase band depicting a parade of children playing musical instruments applied and reeded rim applied around the sides; makers' marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
Silver breakfast sets were a popular christening gift during the early years of this century, and New York's Tiffany and Company catered heavily to this demand. This silver set was presented to Eugene Walker by his godfather, Hoffman Nickerson. Mr. Walker was born in New York City in 1915 to John B. Walker and Mai Elmendorf Hackstaff.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Eugene Hoffman Walker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group