1951.0063 Salver, View 3
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Salver

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Bancroft Woodcock (Silversmith)

  • Place of Origin:

    Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Chased, Wrought, Cast

  • Museum Object Number:

    1951.0063


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1951.0063

Object Name

Salver

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Bancroft Woodcock (Silversmith)
1732-1817
As per Fennimore, Delaware Silver, p. 313: "Bancroft Woodcock is arguably Delaware's best known and most celebrated silversmith."

Place of Origin

Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Underside, center; "B·W" stamped in a rectangle with indented short sides
2. Inscription; Upper surface, center; "CSM" engraved
3. Inscription; Underside, center; "M / C S" engraved
4. Inscription; Underside; "oz / 13 = 12 = 12" incised
5. Inscription; Underside; "oz / 13 = 11" incised

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Chased, Wrought, Cast

Dimensions (inches)

1.575 (H) , 9.055 (Diam) , 14.2507 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

4 (H) , 23 (Diam) , 404 (Weight)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M.G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: p. 475, no. 508
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1973 Early American Silver.
Published: p. 81, fig. 75
[Book] Belden, Louise Conway. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Information on maker and example marks, p. 454, fig. b
[Book] Fennimore, Donald L. & Bartlett, Louisa D. 2008 Delaware Silver the Col. Kenneth P. & Regina I. Brown Collection. 355 p.
Information on maker, p. 348