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Bowl

Object Number: 
1941.822
Date: 
ca. 1865
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 7 x 5 3/4 in. ( 5.4 x 17.8 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the front center: "Dean Richmond" in script stamped: on the underside of the base: "E. V. HAUGHWOUT & Co./ NEW YORK"
Description: 
Cast silver plated bowl; squat, globular incurving body flaring to a reeded rim; seated on a molded circular base; two cast strap handles applied to either side; front center of the bowl engraved, "Dean Richmond" in script; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the bowl.
Gallery Label: 
This small serving bowl was used on the steamboat "Dean Richmond."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group