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Waste bowl

Waste bowl
Title
Waste bowl
Date 
ca. 1845
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 14.3 x 16.5 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver waste bowl; round body with wide gadrooning around the lower body on an applied round stepped foot with egg and dart applied footring and an egg and dart pedestal; concave shoulder with an applied vertical egg and dart rim; engraved, "J E B" in script on the center front; makers' marks on base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Sheldon Leavitt
Object Number 
1957.222b
Marks 
engraved: center front: "J E B" stamped: on base: "EOFF & PHYFE" twice in rectangles
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group