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Bowl

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver
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
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER L1999.7
CREDIT LINE Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc.
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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). Brooklyn Museum, Lent by Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc., L1999.7. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, L1999.7.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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