Pudding Dish

Shepherd and Boyd, Albany, NY Maker
1806-1816 Date:
Silver Materials
2 11/16 H x 11 Dia. Dimensions
Stamped on outer edge of foot: SHEPHERD & BOYD; engraved on side of bowl above mark: Van Schaick Crest (spread eagle wings); engraved on side of bowl in script: GWVS Marks
Gift of Catherine Gansevoort (Mrs. Abraham) Lansing Credit
1916.5.3 Accession number
The Albany firm of Shepherd and Boyd made silver tea sets and flatware, as well as jewelry, fancy hardware and even lamps. This pudding dish is engraved with the initials of Gerrit Wessels Van Schaick, and is in a form peculiar to the Albany area. Additional comments

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