Lot 109: Crosby & Brown Silver US Army Presentation Creamer
January 14, 2017
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: BOSTON, 1851-52 A coin silver U.S Army presentation creamer by Crosby & Brown Silversmiths of Boston,MA. The pitcher is engraved with a dedication to W.B Wood as follows "Given to Wm. B Wood by Phebe Wood his mother as a part of pension rec. for services rendered in the U.S Army by his father William Wood in 1776". The creamer is engraved with an eagle clutching a grapevine with its beak. The creamer is further decorated with a repeating fleur-de-lis pattern on its foot and rim. The underside bears an impressed makers and purity mark along with a stamped "BOSTON".
Condition Report: Overall very good condition
Dimensions: 4" tall and weighs 4.44ozt