RETAILER'S MARK OF BALL, BLACK & CO., NEW YORK, CIRCA 1870
A SILVER SOUP TUREEN AND COVER
Retailer's mark of Ball, Black & Co., New York, circa 1870
Shaped oval on domed foot with laurel border, the body with conforming leaf border and two realistically cast deer handles, the domed cover with fruit finial, marked under base, also marked E. G. & B
17in. long over handles; 83oz.
A sauce tureen and cover of the same design, by William Forbes for Ball, Black & Co., sold in these Rooms, January 16, 1999, lot 62.