Waste Bowl

Waste Bowl

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Round-bottom bowl with flared neck and bulging body on four, square-section, incurved legs, reeded on their fronts and attached to body by masks of a bearded man. Both sides of neck and body are flat chased with a rectangular reserve flanked by compound leaves and leafy volutes above a five-pointed shield bearing chevrons topped with scrolls and flanked by sprigged lines. Underside of slightly convex bottom is struck incuse "930", "TAUNTON[.] / [S]ILVER PLATE Co." and "TRIPLE PLATE.", all in serif letters. From a 5-piece coffee and tea service, DL*209041.0001-.0005.
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Object Name
bowl, waste
date made
ca 1870 - 1880
ca 1875
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
electroplated (overall production method/technique)
overall: 3 3/4 in x 5 in; 9.525 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mildred Armistead Baker Ruttencutter, in memory of her mother Margaret Armistead Appleton Baker
Tea Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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