On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm)
Other (Diameter of Top): 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale
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William Thomson (1809-1845). Waste Bowl, ca. 1820. Silver, 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale, 64.76.2. Creative Commons-BY
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Part of four-piece service. Round bulbous bowl on foot with lip flaring in and curving out to form overhang. A repeating repoussé band of bundles of wheat forms border around top and bottom of foot. The repoussé band around lip repeats the following motives: bundles of wheat, beehives, water mill, haystack cover, scythe and hatchel, rake and plow, homestead, wagon, and windmill.
CONDITION: Dented on bowl, lip and base bent.
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