Bleeding bowl

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