Wallace Rose Point pattern sterling silver round tray, having a fluted and pierced border with raised foliate decoration. Marked on the base. 13 5/8" dia. 23.775 troy ounces. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Wall Street tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the couture firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots in this auction. CONDITION: Overall general wear, three letter script monogram to the center.
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