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    AN AMERICAN FIGURAL SILVER PLATE NAPKIN RING
    James W. Tufts, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1889
    Marks: JAMES W. TUFTS, QUADRUPLE PLATE (circling) BOSTON WARRANTED (circling mullet incised T). 1620
    2-1/4 x 2-5/8 x 2-3/8 inches (5.7 x 6.7 x 6.0 cm)
    3.3 ounces (gross)

    The napkin ring in the form of a rocking bassinet with sleeping baby, faux wood texture chased to sides, sunflower design to head and foot of bassinet between cone-shaped finials, inscribed to faux blanket hanging over side to left of infant Frank 1889.


    Condition Report*:

    silver plate to inside edge of napkin ring is showing wear, while the silver plate is intact to outer surface

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    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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