Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 7/8 x 10 x 10in. (14.9 x 25.4 x 25.4cm)
Other (Diameter of base): 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center: "INTERNATIONAL / STERLING / [in script] La Paglia Designed / 118"
Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer
Footed silver bowl; hemispherical bowl with flaring rim supported on pedestal base; stem of pedestal comprised of a row of four large balls alternating with rings topped by two smaller balls and, below this, an openwork frieze of repeating lotus-like flowers; base extends from frieze and flares out at bottom to circular foot.
Condition: Good; light scratching overall and small nicks around edge of bowl; whitish corrosion around stem.
Alphonse La Paglia (American, 1907-1953). Footed Bowl, ca. 1955. Silver, 5 7/8 x 10 x 10in. (14.9 x 25.4 x 25.4cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Harry and Marian R. Lipton presented on behalf of their great-grandchildren, Elissa H. Samet, Brandon R. Derringer, Jeremy A. Derringer, and Justin M. Derringer, 2000.6.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.6.1.jpg)
overall, 2000.6.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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