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AN AMERICAN SILVER CHILD'S BOWL ON STAND TOGETHER WITH A SILVER CHRISTENING MUG
AN AMERICAN SILVER CHILD'S BOWL ON STAND TOGETHER WITH A SILVER CHRISTENING MUG

THE BOWL ON STAND MARK OF BLACK, STARR & FROST, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1891; THE CHRISTENING MUG MARK OF GORHAM MFG. CO., PROVIDENCE, CIRCA 1916

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AN AMERICAN SILVER CHILD'S BOWL ON STAND TOGETHER WITH A SILVER CHRISTENING MUG
The bowl on stand mark of Black, Starr & Frost, New York, circa 1891; the christening mug mark of Gorham Mfg. Co., Providence, circa 1916
The bowl on stand circular, on circular stand, engraved J.A.R. with garlands and with presentation inscriptions on each John Aspinwall Roosevelt from his godfather Langdon Parker Marvin 18 June 1916, marked under stand and bowl; the christening mug cylindrical with a scroll handle, engraved John Aspinwall Roosevelt 1916, marked under base
The stand 7in. (17.8cm.) diameter, the mug 2½in. (6.4cm.) high; 17oz. 10dwt. (552gr.) (3)
Provenance
The bowl on stand was a christening present to John Aspinwall Roosevelt (b. 13 March 1916) from his godfather Langdon Parker Marvin. Langdon Parker Marvin was Franklin D. Roosevelt's law partner.
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