Bleeding bowl

Object Number: 
1920.128
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 7/8 x 5 1/8 in. ( 20 x 13 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on handle: "BELLEVUE" inscribed: on base: "T. CLARK/1P"
Description: 
Slightly flared straight-sided basin with inscribed lines on interior, pierced handle.
Gallery Label: 
This bowl was used for blood letting.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group