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Bowl

Object Number: 
1942.280a
Date: 
1884
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 5 3/4 in. ( 7 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "H. MacM. R." in script engraved: on the base: "Harriet MacMartin Richards/ FROM/ A. W. McLAREN/ SEPT. 30, 1884" in gothic and ribbon script stamped: on the base: "STERLING SILVER" in a banner around, "925/---/1000" over "THEODOR
Description: 
Wrought silver bowl; circular, bowl on a plain circular footring; plain applied rim; repoussé chased foliate band below the rim, and a plain band with triangles and flower motifs below the foliate band; engraved on the front, "H. MacM. R." in script; engraved on the base, "Harriet MacMartin Richards/ FROM/ A. W. McLAREN/ SEPT. 30, 1884" in gothic and ribbon script; maker's marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This bowl was purchased from the Estate of Charles Thompson of Easthampton, Long Island.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Harriet MacMartin Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group