18 - 19 January 2007
Property of a Southern Gentleman
A SILVER OYSTER-FORM DISH
MARK OF WOOD & HUGHES, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1880
Shaped oval, the bowl textured as an oyster shell and applied with barnacles, the handle engraved BE, marked on base
6½ in. long; 3 oz.
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A similar dish is illustrated in Charles Venable, Silver in America 1840-1940, A Century of Splendor, 1994, p. 190.
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