Waste Bowl

Description
Urn-shaped waste bowl, oval in section, on a flared oval pedestal base; one side of body is engraved with a shaded, foliate script "R". Cast serpentine-lobed rim and reeded foot have leafy volutes springing from shells; chased and engraved pairs of leafy scrolls enclosing five-petaled flowers encircle body and base. Underside of base struck incuse "STERLING" at one end, "3998/74" at the other, and with a diamond-quatrefoil-diamond motif along one side. From a seven-piece coffee and tea service, 1991.0352.01-.07.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, waste
date made
1914
date presented
1914-02-22
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 10 cm x 10.5 cm x 15.5 cm; 3 15/16 in x 4 1/8 in x 6 1/8 in
overall: 4 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 15.875 cm x 10.4775 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Yonkers
United States: New York, Pelham
ID Number
1991.0352.06
catalog number
1991.0352.06
accession number
1991.0352
catalog number
1991.0352.01-07
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy Rowan Hutchinson and John L. and Marguerite W. Rowan
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