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Silver fish platter monogrammed ELMB

ID Number: 1992.70
Title: Silver fish platter monogrammed ELMB
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: platters
Collection Type: Metals
Artist/Maker: Unknown (silversmith) -- More information
M. Scooler (retailer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: ca. 1875
Process/Technique: silversmithing
Materials: sterling silver
Dimensions: 10 3/8 x 23 3/4 x 1 inches
Object Description A silver fish platter that is monogrammed with Ella L. Mehle Bright's initials. The platter has a floral and filigree motif along the edge.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edmund B. Richardson
Inscription(s): monogram engraved recto bottom center
retailer's name impressed on bottom
impressed on bottom
"5262S / 24 IN"
medium impressed bottom center
impressed bottom
"925 [in rectangle] / [circle] / 1 9 3 0 [in diamond, each number in a corner point]"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Late Nineteenth Century
Subjects: Tableware -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- 19th century.
Platters -- 19th century.
Bright, Ella Mehle, 1867-1943 -- More information
Scooler, Maurice, 1827-1900 -- More information
Richardson, Elinor Bright, 1898-1998 -- More information
Condition: Good
Other Number: Non-Collection Number N920326.3

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