Waste Bowl

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Raised hemispherical bowl engraved with a large, shaded foliate script "G" on a flared or trumpet-shape circular pedestal atop a square base with applied sides. Beading at rim and at top and bottom of pedestal. Outside of base to right of monogram is struck "I•M\c/.Mullin" in raised italic roman letters in a rectangle. Underside of pedestal is incised twice "oz 12=19". No centerpunch. Part of a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*037807-DL*037812.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1797
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place used
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 5 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in; 13.0175 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Harriet A. Keen
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Data Source
National Museum of American History


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