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Polhamus & Strong sterling serving utensil

ID Number: 1979.373
Title: Polhamus & Strong sterling serving utensil
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: servers (serving utensils)
Collection Type: Metals
Artist/Maker: Polhamus & Strong (manufacturer) -- More information, New York, New York
E. A. Tyler (retailer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: 1859-1863
Process/Technique: silversmithing
chasing (metalworking)
engraving (action)
Materials: sterling silver
Dimensions: 11 x 3 x 1.75 inches
Object Description A sterling fish slice or cake server with a chased floral design and a twisted handle.
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
Fish slice
between 1859 and 1863; sterling silver
by Polhamus & Strong (New York)
E. A. Tyler, retailer (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1979.373
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): monogram engraved on handle
maker's mark impressed each within individual circles on back of handle
"P [star] S"
medium impressed on back of handle
retailer's name impressed on back of handle
"[E] A Tyler N [O]"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork

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