Waste Bowl

Chased and repousse baluster-shaped bowl on flared pedestal base with ribbed neck and two reserves on body formed by ogival arches, ruffled C-scrolls and flowers, one engraved "C.E.O." in shaded gothic or Old English letters. Cast and applied scalloped rim, smooth on inside; beading at foot. Underside of convex bottom struck "TIFFANY & C\o." and "550 BROADWAY.N-Y" encircling "G & W", "4838", and "5", all in incuse serif letters; no centerpunch. From a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*316497.0001-.0006.
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Object Name
bowl, waste
date made
ca 1860
Tiffany & Co.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 11.3 cm x 14.8 cm; 4 7/16 in x 5 13/16 in
overall: 4 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 11.43 cm x 14.9225 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Staten Island
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Blanche E. King
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