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Decorative Arts

DATES ca. 1825
DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (14.0 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Struck on bottom: "BASSETT" in rectangle with pseudo-hallmarks of eagle's head above and below.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hemispherical bowl with a collar comprising embossed half-round convex band below out-curving rim. Body sits on sloping pedestal foot terminating in short, horizontally reeded foot rim. Engraved on one side in script: JLB.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Attributed to Nehemiah Bassett (Maker) (active ca. 1795-1819). Bowl, ca. 1825. Silver, 5 1/2 x 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (14.0 x 18.1 x 18.1 cm). Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., L1999.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L1999.7.jpg)
IMAGE overall, L1999.7.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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