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Tureen

Description

Silver covered tureen standing atop an ovular pedestal. Decorated with a beaded border on base and lip of lid. Two handles are made in the form of serpents with two snake heads and the figured of a bearded man on appearing on either side. This tureen was one of an identical pair that was split up upon Dobbin's death and recently reunited in the MCHC collection.

Date

1882

Materials

Silver

Dimensions

7.75 H x 14.75 W x 7.75 D inches

Resource ID

11777

Notes

Engraved: "GWD / To the / Honorable George W. Dobbin, / from the / Bar of Baltimore / on his retirement from the Bench / 1882" and "Samuel Kirk & Son /11 oz" on base. Tureen matches another in the collection: 1950.108.19a,b.

Credit Line

Gift of Douglas and Marilyn Mitchell

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.