Baptismal Bowl

Baptismal Bowl

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Description
Footed circular bowl with flared sides and single-reeded, everted rim on a circular, stepped ogee-molded pedestal base with tall, incurved stem. Plain exterior. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, baptismal
date made
ca 1825
place used
United States
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 7 15/16 in; 12.7 cm x 19.856 cm
rim diameter: 7 15/16 in; 19.856 cm
base diameter: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.391784
catalog number
391784
accession number
71679
Credit Line
Gift of Gertrude D. Webster
subject
Baptism
Christening
Christianity
Church
Ecclesiastical Wares
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Religion
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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