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Bon Bon Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
DATES ca. 1910
DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 6 x 6 in. (3.2 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on outer side of bowl: "STERLING / [hatchet] / 387"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.6.6
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 William B. Kerr & Company (1855-1906?). Bon Bon Dish, ca. 1910. Silver, 1 1/4 x 6 x 6 in. (3.2 x 15.2 x 15.2 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, 2000.6.6. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 2000.6.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver bon bon dish; thin sheet of metal molded into round bowl with everted rim that has irregular, scalloped edge; inside of bowl has radiating, swirling sections; rim decorated with roses and leaves in high relief. CONDITION: Good, tarnished and some whitish substance (corrosion?) on underside of rim decoration.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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