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Bowl

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver
DATES 1925
DIMENSIONS 2 3/8 x 9 x 9 in. (6.0 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside: "GORHAM / [winged creature] / STERLING / 7125 / [winged foot of Mercury]"
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved inscription on underside near mark written in cursive but illegible and some of the words are crossed out; should be examined under magnification.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.6.4
CREDIT LINE 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
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Gorham Manufacturing Company (founded 1865). Bowl, 1925. Silver, 2 3/8 x 9 x 9 in. (6.0 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). 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, 2000.6.4. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2000.6.4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round silver bowl with lightly hammered surface; flat bottom; bulging sides are sectioned into rounded scallops; flat top edge. Condition: Good; tarnished.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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