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Footed Bowl

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1925-1929
DIMENSIONS height: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm); diameter: 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS impressed on underside of outer base: "GORHAM [stylized entwined EM] [?] [?] [Anchor] G [in Gothic style] 14064 STERLING"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
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CAPTION Gorham Manufacturing Company (founded 1865). Footed Bowl, 1925-1929. Silver, height: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm); diameter: 5 7/16 in. (13.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1994.154.1. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.1994.154.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round bowl with narrow two-stepped flat rim. Below rim is narrow band created by two incised lines with four sets of three incissed vertical lines evenly spaced around bowl. Complex three-stepped base with each vertical element of steps decorated with band that repeats that below rim, raised on four evenly spaced bun feet.
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Footed Bowl