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Handleless, circular, pierced bowl with boss bottom, made as one piece. Flared rim with folded edge has an overlapping swag design, while sides feature continuous latticework with reeding above and below. Bottom underside stamped with four equidistant incuse marks: trademark "W" in a circle flanked by three-dash flourishes, "STERLING", "6558" and "GALT & BRO.", all in sans serif letters; "1235-" faintly scratched directly above "6558".
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Object Name
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States: Massachusetts, North Attleboro
place retailed
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
place used
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 4.7625 cm x 18.0975 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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