Vintage Reed & Barton Silverplate Compote~Squirrels~

Up for bid is this vintage Reed & Barton compote/dish serving piece - probably used to serve peanuts & nuts. It is signed and numbered on the bottom: MF'D - & PLATED BY REED & BARTON - 2172 . You have a 1 5/8" squirrel sitting on the edge of the top rim - a etched set of 4 clusters of leaves on the inside top plate - and a very ornate etched outside bottom rim. This item is in "GREAT" condition. All you have is a small manufactory flaw on top of the bottom base - a small/tiny mark, and the bottom rim has a slight indentation on the rim - easily corrected. This item is 6 1/2" high to the top of the squirrels head. It has a top diameter of 6" and a bottom diameter of 3 3/4". It weighs almost 1 pound. Please email with any questions before bidding.