Wash Bowl

Wash Bowl

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Large, circular bowl with wide, everted rim on slightly flared, seamed foot; cast ribbing applied at rim and gadrooning at foot. Armorial device engraved on bowl exterior consists of the coronet of a Spanish marquess above an oval escutcheon with quartered coat of arms. Underside of rounded bottom is struck twice with two marks around centerpunch: "H.I.PEPPER" in raised serif letters in a rectangle stamped on opposite sides facing inwards, and "PHILAD\A" in raised serif letters in a serrated rectangle on the other two sides facing inward; "60/13" scratched twice near marks. Part of set, DL*59.2201A-B.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1830
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place used
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 4 7/8 in x 13 1/2 in; 12.3825 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Estate of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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