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Bowl

Bowl
Title
Bowl
Date 
1860-1870
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 4.1 x 9.8 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver bowl; bowl-shaped body flared slightly to the molded rim, with a plain footring; engraved with a rampant lion on fess over, "L. B. C." in gothic script on the front center; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1939.167
Marks 
engraved: front center: a rampant lion on fess over, "L. B. C." in gothic script
Gallery Label 
This bowl belonged to the Corse family. The initials belonged to Lena Burr Corse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group