Bowl

Artist:John King

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1775-1776

Dimensions: height: 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm); diameter: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm); diameter of foot: 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 88.21.3

Catalogue Description:
Bowl, silver. Simple foot band 1/2" high. Above this is an area of fluted decoration on the underside of the bowl. The bowl is decorated with four repoussé floral rosettes; between these rosettes repoussé swags of husks are draped and two pendant husks hang from each side of rosette. CONDITION: Minor scratches throughout, especially at engraved inscription. Old repair to rim above flower to the right of engraved inscription.

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