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Footed bowl with plain, everted rim, straight tapered sides and rounded bottom on an applied molded base; engraved with a three-masted, square-rigged ship, sailing left on calm waters, above the shaded block letter "W". Set of three lines incised around body near bottom, and set of two on rim underside. No marks apparent.
Made from the lower portion of a close stool pan or commode pot (see DL*388640 to DL*388643 for complete examples).
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1770 - 1800 and later
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 4 1/4 in x 7 3/8 in; 10.795 cm x 18.7325 cm
rim diameter: 7 3/8; 18.7325 cm
base diameter: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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