Artist:Gorham Manufacturing Company
Medium: Silver, gilt
Dimensions: length: 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H28, 6JJ
Accession Number: 1996.33
Catalogue Description: Olive server: Silver with gilding. At one end of server is a pointed oval bowl pierced with leaf vein pattern and engraved with a single serrated leaf. Bowl is joined by leaf stem to a realistically modeled twig stem, which terminates in a point of graduated triangular barbs. Three quarters of the way up the stem a three-dimensional olive and two realistic leaves sprout from the stem. The olive has a matte surface and is engraved with script initials: J.F.T. CONDITION - Good. Normal wear and rubbing to gilding.