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Punch bowl

Punch bowl
Title
Punch bowl
Date 
ca. 1829
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. ( 14.9 x 21.9 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver punch bowl; deep, circular bowl-shaped body on a circular molded and stepped pedestal with gadrooning around the footring and around the body joint; convex band around the body, below the vertically applied, gadrooned rim; front center engraved, "B" in gothic script; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number 
1947.2
Marks 
engraved: front center: "B" in gothic script stamped: on the base: twice, "P. Chitry" in script in a rectangle
Gallery Label 
This punch bowl belonged to Mrs. Martha Coggeshall Holly (b. 1804), who married John Bissell in 1829.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group