Handleless spun ovoid cup on flared pedestal base with plain stem and circular, stepped ogee foot; applied molding at rim and foot ring, both with sawtooth beading, and punchwork circles and ovals encircling top and bottom of stem. Engine-turned diaper pattern around bowl exterior, interrupted by an engraved wreath of leaves on front, inscribed "Washington" in bright cut script near bottom, a large empty area above. No marks.
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 17.1 cm x 9.3 cm; 6 3/4 in x 3 11/16 in
overall: 6 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 17.145 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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