Overall: 3 1/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 17.1 cm )
Wrought silver bowl, deep, bowl-shaped body on a cast, applied molded foot; applied, molded band around the rim; engraved on the front center, "G C in foliate script; engraved on the base around an X, "1/ 7/ 3/ 4"; no maker's mark.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
engraved: front center: "G C" in foliate script engraved: on the base: around an X, "1/ 7/ 3/ 4"
This bowl belonged to George Clinton (1739-1812), the first Governor of New York.
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