Cake Server, "Garland Pattern"
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
10 1/4 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (26 x 4.1 x 1.3 cm)
indistinct mark on handle below neck.
Gift of Robert Tuggle
Cake server with a plain elongated trapezoidal blade with a blunted curved narrow end. Transitional knopped neck to hollow handle with identical molded decoration front and back. End of handle with slightly bulbous arch with five anthemion/floral motifs in heart-shaped frames arranged in arch. Below is dense field of realistically molded flowers and leafy branches and small fruits against a stippled ground with undecorated side areas.
CONDITION - Good original condition. Slight overall scratching on blade. Plate loss on knop of neck front and back and along exposed edge of collar between neck and handle.
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