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Bowl

Bowl

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Description
Two-handled, circular bowl with everted rim, flared sides and round bottom on a straight tapered foot ring. Small, cast flowered-type handles are pierced with five voids. Underside of bottom struck incuse with small circular mark of Old Colony Pewter Makers.
Firm's 1928 product catalog (also given by donor) notes this bowl was "patterned after a christening basin" into a functional accent piece, "exquisite" for holding flowers, fruit or desserts. It could be ordered with or without handles.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl
date made
ca 1928
owner; user
Murray, Anne Wood
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 13 in x 9 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 33.02 cm x 23.1775 cm
rim diameter: 9 1/8 in; 23.1775 cm
base diameter: 4 in; 10.16 cm
ID Number
1983.0566.01
accession number
1983.0566
catalog number
1983.0566.01
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
subject
Colonial Revival
Washington D.C.
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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