New York, Park Avenue
18 June 1998
A SILVER ROCOCO REVIVAL PRESENTATION EWER
Maker's mark of William Gale & Son, New York, circa 1852
Baluster, on spreading circular rim, the sides with C-scroll cartouches joined by acanthus leaves, two cartouches with floral repousse and punched background, one cartouche with inscription, the bifurcated handle formed as a branch; marked under base
13in. high; 29oz. 10dwt.
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