Jam Bowl with Spoon

Jam Bowl with Spoon

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Description
Circular, clear, colorless pressed glass bowl with a silver, low-domed, flared cover and matching ladle-like spoon, both decorated with strawberry vines and flowers in translucent polychrome enamels. Cover has a circular strawberry flower handle or knop and a utensil cut out for the spoon, which has a raised circular bowl and teardrop-shaped, pierced handle containing a ripe and unripe strawberry. Both pieces are struck incuse "M.P.W." and "STERLING". Bowl has a plain rim, fluted sides, and radiating star on the underside of its flat bottom; its smooth interior has a raised sans serif "H" inside a diamond or lozenge at center of well.
Maker is Mary Peyton Winlock (1867-died after 1930) of Boston (Cambridge), MA; active, 1888-1927 (Master Crafstman, Society of Arts and Crafts). Glass manufacturer not known.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl
spoon
date made
1888-1927
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
silver (cover, spoon material)
enamel (decoration material)
glass (bowl material)
Measurements
overall-bowl: 2 5/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 11.7475 cm
overall-spoon: 1 in x 4 3/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 12.065 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1988.0281.01
accession number
1988.0281
catalog number
1988.0281.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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