footed bowl

Object Number: 
1926.25
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.3 x 8.6 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Urn-shaped pewter waste bowl with dragon and acanthus leaf handles; cast fluting and bell flowers.
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this teacup and saucer were intended for a child; it could have been patinated originally, which might explain the blue color.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group