Ice Dish

Ice Dish

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Double-bellied circular bowl on an ogee-domed pedestal base fitted with a removable, pierced, hemispherical liner with 18 holes arranged into two concentric circles around one at center. Flat-chased and repousse decoration on upper half of bowl features an opposed C-scroll reserve from which bands of flowers and leaves extend to the opposite side. Die-rolled bands of oval bosses and bellflowers at rim of bowl and edge of circular foot. No marks. Centerpunch on underside of bowl.
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Object Name
dish, ice
date made
1850 - 1875
1850 - 1875
owner; user
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
place made
United States
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 5 7/8 in x 6 5/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 16.8275 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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