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Punch Bowl with Lid and Ladle

Decorative Arts

On View: 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Silverplate and glass
  • Place Manufactured: Geislingen, Germany
  • DATES ca. 1900
    DIMENSIONS 19 x 16 x 12 1/4 in. (48.3 x 40.6 x 31.1 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS (a) stamped on underside of foot: "B", "as", "I/0", and the large ostrich "WMF" stamp ; (b) unmarked; (c) stamped on reverse, on handle: "WMFN I/0"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view on the 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2010.53a-c
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Dr. Wallace Bill and Lora Kalt
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Wurttembergische Metallenwarenfabrik (1853-present). Punch Bowl with Lid and Ladle, ca. 1900. Silverplate and glass, 19 x 16 x 12 1/4 in. (48.3 x 40.6 x 31.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dr. Wallace Bill and Lora Kalt, 2010.53a-c. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2010.53a-c_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large silverplate and (a) glass punchbowl with (b) lid and (c) ladle. (a) Punchbowl: Heavy, large green glass punchbowl, with polished pontil mark, with pressed, silverplate overlay; overlay with wide, vertical, outward flaring rim and cut out design in the art nouveau style with raised round flowers and curvilinear trailing stems; on either side, a single, ear shaped cut-out handle, the whole on four, vertical feet with small cut out design. (b) Lid: dome shaped, set-in lid, with pressed floral curvilinear design, horizontal finial with small cut out design, with notch to one side for ladle, finial attached to lid on underside with nut and bolt. (c) Ladle: light weight ladle with deep, oval, angular shaped bowl (similar to a cocoa bean), to one side a pointed spout, attached, vertical long handle with handle end with four cut outs and arched end. Condition: light tarnish, especially at rim and feet.
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    Punch Bowl with Lid and Ladle