DescriptionA Meadows & Co. Coin Silver Figural Covered Butter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1860
Marks: MEADOWS & CO., PURE COIN, CHESTNUT ST. PHILADA, 310
6-7/8 x 8-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches (17.5 x 21.0 x 16.2 cm)
33.35 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. HAROLD EKLUND, DES MOINES, IOWA
The covered butter surmounted by an Italian Greyhound-form finial over a domed lid, die-rolled laurel border to both the lid and top of the dish, flanking bull-form handles and raised on four realistically modeled hooved legs, fitted with mazarine.
With surface scratches commensurate with age and minor rubbing to the detail of the legs.
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