Child's Bowl

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Description
Circular footed bowl with low-relief band of emblems for nine nursery rhymes around exterior of the slightly flared rim. Engraved in script on opposite sides of body "Virginia M\c/Kenney. / from / Grandfather and Grandmother. / McKenney / June 20\th/.. / 1900." and "Baptized, August 26\th/.. 1900. / by / The Reverend William B. Bodine D.D. / Elberon, New Jersey." Sides rounded at bottom; molded foot ring. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with Gorham trademark (right-facing lion passant, anchor, and gothic or Old English "G", without surrounds) above "STERLING" and "A110", with a three-arrow mark to left; "1022-18" scratched above. Part of bowl and plate set, DL.307672.0010-.0011.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900
1898
inscribed date; donor's birthday
1900-06-20
inscribed date; donor's christening date
1900-08-26
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
place owned; place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
associated place
United States: New Jersey, Long Branch
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
DL.307672.0010
catalog number
307672.0010
accession number
307672
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
subject
Baby
Birthdays, General
Christening
Gifts & Presents
Girls
nursery rhyme
Souvenirs
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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