John Chandler Moore (active 1832-1844). <em>Bowl</em>, ca. 1860. Silver, height: 3 5/8 in. (99.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1994.157.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1994.157.1_1994.157.2_bw.jpg)


Artist:John Chandler MooreTiffany & Company

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1860

Dimensions: height: 3 5/8 in. (99.3 cm) diameter: 5 1/2 in. (14.1 cm)


Accession Number: 1994.157.1

Image: 1994.157.1_1994.157.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Footed bowl. Silver. Inside: silver gilt. Hemispherical shape on domed foot with engraved vermicule decoration and applied decoration of a meander with leaves, stems and berries attached. Outside bowl decorated throughout with applied leaves, stems, and berries. On 4 places around the top are applied birds with spread wings. One bird is sitting on top of an oval cartouche. The background is an engraved vermicule pattern. Above this is a beaded band. The division between foot and bowl is undecorated as is the lower part of the foot. Condition: Dirty (oxidized). Residue of silver polish between wings of birds. Inside bowl: scratched throughout and dents in several places. Bottom foot scratches; along rim: normal wear and tear.

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