marked on bottom in incised Roman capitals: "W## GALE & SON/NEW-YORK" vertical oval with raised initials ## and vertical lozenge with numerals ##; engraved at one end under handle in...script; "S. F.. ---- M.G.F./1893"
27.9 × 38.1 × 22.9 cm (11 × 15 3/8 × 9 in.); 2718.8 g
Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Adelaide Ryerson Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Judith A. Barter, Elizabeth McGoey, et al., American Silver in the Art Institute of Chicago (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016), cat. 48 (ill.).
Art Institute of Chicago, Junior Museum, Of Little Importance: The Thorne Rooms and other Great Miniatures, Aug 24, 1985–1986.
Art Institute of Chicago, A Decade of Decorative Arts: the Antiquarian Society of the Art Institute of Chicago, Nov 12, 1986–Jan 4, 1987, cat. 66.
Possibly Hamilton Fish (1808-1893), New York, by 1893; by descent to his son Stuyvesant Fish (1851-1923) and daughter-in-law Marian Graves Anthon Fish (1853-1915), New York, 1893. Constantine Kollitus, New York, by 1984; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1984.