Bowl

Description:

Spherical waste bowl with everted rim on circular foot ring; upper half of body has a flat-chased scrollwork band with two circular reserves, one engraved with the monogram "CEE", and is joined to the plain lower half by a denticulate-patterned midband. Underside of slightly convex bottom struck around centerpoint, "TIFFANY & CO." and "550 BROADWAY" encircling "1516", "QUALITY / 92[5-]1000" flanked on both sides by a gothic or Old English "M"; no order number.

Made by John C. Moore & Son for Tiffany & Co., both of New York, NY; the above mark used, 1865-1870. Moore & Son (John Chandler Moore and Edward Chandler Moore) was in operation, 1849-1868; they produced exclusively for Tiffany, which purchased the company in 1868 (Edward C. Moore then became head of Tiffany's silver department, a position he held until his death in 1891).

Date Made: 1865-1870

Retailer: Tiffany & Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made; Place Retailed: United States: New York, New York City

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.300562Catalog Number: 300562

Object Name: bowl, waste

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 9.525 cm x 13.0175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-ef19-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300763

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