Kerr Child's Prayers Bowl and Plate Sterling Silver Antique - image 1 of 14

Sterling silver child's bowl and matching plate by Kerr. This charming set is about children praying and minding their manners. The expertly done decoration is acid etched. Circa 1890's. Each is engraved W.F.F. Jr. The bowl reads "Every night my prayers I say, And get my dinner every day: And every day that I've been good I get an orange after food". It is 4 1/4" diameter by 1 3/4" high. It weighs 5.51 ounces.
The plate reads "A child should always say what's true and speak when he is spoken to. And behave mannerly at table; At least as far as he is able." It is 6 3/8" diameter. It weighs 4.85 ounces.. They are in good condition.

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ITEM ID
0015-10900
TYPE
Holloware
COLOR
Silver
CREATOR
William B. Kerr & Co.
ORIGIN
United States • American
AGE
Late 19th Century
PURPOSE
Bowls, Plates
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Kerr Child's Prayers Bowl and Plate Sterling Silver Antique

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