New York, Park Avenue
18 June 1998
A SILVER CLASSICAL PITCHER
Probably Boston, circa 1815
Vase form, with gadrooned footrim and rim, engraved eagle crest and monogram R.L.B., the neck with applied flower and leaf band, with leaf-capped scroll handle, inscription engraved under base; apparently unmarked
9in. high; 29oz. 10dwt.
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The inscription under the base reads:
"Isabella H. Banks, from Robert Lenox
Robert Lenox Banks with his Mother's Blessing
Robert Lenox Banks, Jr. from His Father"
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