1 1/8 x 16 x 12 5/8 in. (2.9 x 40.6 x 32.1 cm) (show scale)
Stamped (partially worn) on underside near edge: "TENNEY 251 B WAY";
stamped on inside of one foot: "P.H.K." within diamond
Engraved in reserve in center of tray, in script: "Eliza Park Collin. / from her / Father. "
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Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
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William Tenney. Footed Tray, ca. 1840. Silver, 1 1/8 x 16 x 12 5/8 in. (2.9 x 40.6 x 32.1 cm). Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., L1999.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L1999.3.jpg)
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Oval with convex bouge and applied, die-rolled band at rim, the latter made up of stylized acanthus leaves. The tray sits on four cast, applied feet in the form of bunches of grapes with grape leaves and vines at the junctures with the tray. Center of tray is engraved with rococo style scrollwork surrounding, at each end, a diamond shaped reserve filled with diaper pattern. A central reserve with inscription. Above this is a cartouche containing a landscape view with an Italianate villa and a bridge. Below is a cartouche containing engraving of a Hudson River packet boat flying the American flag
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