29 May 2002
A SILVER-GILT WINE EWER
Marked John Chandler Moore for Bailey & Co., 1848-1878
Baluster form on spreading circular foot, the body chased with flowers and foliage centering a blank shield, the hinged cover with floral finial, the loop handle capped with a bacchanalian mask.
10in. (25.5cm.) high; 19oz. (590gr.)
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John Chandler Moore later went on to work exclusively for Tiffany & Co. Bailey & Co. became Bailey, Banks & Biddle in 1878.
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