Ice Dish

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Description
Double-bellied circular bowl on an ogee-domed pedestal base fitted with a removable, pierced, hemispherical liner with 18 holes arranged into two concentric circles around one at center. Flat-chased and repousse decoration on upper half of bowl features an opposed C-scroll reserve from which bands of flowers and leaves extend to the opposite side. Die-rolled bands of oval bosses and bellflowers at rim of bowl and edge of circular foot. No marks. Centerpunch on underside of bowl.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850 - 1875
1850 - 1875
owner; user
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
place made
United States
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 7/8 in x 6 5/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2194
accession number
71656
catalog number
59.2194
Credit Line
Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
subject
Water
Ice
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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