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Footed Bowl

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
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
ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.154.1
CREDIT LINE Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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Footed Bowl