- Inverted pear-shaped waste bowl decorated with intertwined oak branches with acorns around its shoulder; engraved "M\L/K" on one side above the circular, low-domed, ruffle-edged foot. Gilt-washed interior. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse with a stylized "M" trademark, "STERLING" in sans serif letters, and "815" in roman letters with "5.468" scratched below. From a six-piece coffee and tea service, 1980.0027.01-.06.
- Maker is Marcus & Co., of New York, NY; 1892-1962 (merged with Black, Starr & Frost; founded 1810-present).
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- bowl, waste
- date made
- c. 1900
- place made
- United States: New York, New York City
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- gold (gilt wash material)
- overall: 4 3/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 12.065 cm x 14.2875 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Henry and Mary K. Porter
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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