Overall: 2 3/4 x 37 x 18 1/2 in. ( 7 x 94 x 47 cm )
Inscription: engraved at center of tray: "R/S" superimposed Inscription: engraved on the base: "Silver Wedding/ June 1st 1872" in script Mark: stamped on the base: crowned, "E & Co" in a shield, "E" in gothic script in a chamfered square, "&" in a chamf
Cast silver tray; flat, kidney-shaped dish with applied, cast, galleried sides and an applied, cast diamond and ball band around the rim; two cast vine and leaf handles applied to opposite ends of hte tray; punched and engraved floral and geometric band around the edge of the dish; engraved and punched trefoil and geometric band around a circular reserve in the center of the tray; reserve engraved, "R/S" superimposed; engraved on the base, "Silver Wedding/ June 1st 1872" in script; makers' marks on the base.
This tray was a Silver Wedding Anniversary gift to Mrs. Anne Augusta Reed Skeel from her husband Roswell Skeel, Sr. on June 1, 1872.
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Jr. in memory of her husband's parents Mr. & Mrs. Roswell Skeel, Sr.
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