Bowl

Title:
Bowl
Date: 
ca. 1750
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 6 3/4 in. ( 7.9 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1928.21
Marks: 
engraved: front center: "G C" in foliate script engraved: on the base: around an X, "1/ 7/ 3/ 4"
Gallery Label: 
This bowl belonged to George Clinton (1739-1812), the first Governor of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group