Bowl

Description
Circular child's bowl on molded footring bordered around top by a low-relief band of emblems for nine nursery rhymes. Engraved inscriptions on opposite sides of lower body read "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." Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with Gorham trademark (lion passant facing right, anchor, and gothic or Old English "G") above "STERLING" and "A110"; a triangular, three-arrow mark is stamped to the left and "1022-18" is scratched above the trademark. Part of child's bowl and plate set, DL*307672.0010-.0011.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl
date given
1900
date made
1898
associated date
1900-06-20
1900-08-26
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 4 11/16 in; 6.35 cm x 11.938 cm
overall: 2 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 11.7475 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
DL*307672.0010
catalog number
307672.0010
accession number
307672
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 Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
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