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Award of Merit Beaker

ca. 1822
Origin: America, New York, New York
OH: 4 1/4"; O Diam. (rim): 3 3/8"; O Diam. (foot): 2 1/2"
Silver
Museum Purchase, Robert F. Grossman
Acc. No. 2016-210
Silver beaker: stepped trumpet foot with milled anthemia border supports a raised thistle or campana-form body with large lobes below a milled foliate midband and flared lip with milled anthemia border. Engraved in script above lobes "Westchester Agricultural Society" and, in a different hand, in block letters within a banner above the midband "REWARD OF MERIT/1822". Marked on base in relief: 1)"I W FORBES" in a rectangle (overstruck); 2) an anchor in an oval; 3) a five-pointed star/asterisk in a circle; 4) an unidentified symbol in an oval; and 5) a "C" in an oval.
Provenance:Vendor: Rogers School House Farm Antiques
Mark(s):Marked on base in relief: 1)"I W FORBES" in a rectangle (overstruck); 2) an anchor in an oval; 3) a five-pointed star/asterisk in a circle; 4) an unidentified symbol in an oval; and 5) a "C" in an oval
Inscription(s):Engraved in script above lobes "Westchester Agricultural Society" and, in a different hand, in block letters within a banner above the midband "REWARD OF MERIT/1822"