Museum Open

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.

Waste bowl

Object Number: 
1913.10e
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 6 1/4 in. ( 12.7 x 15.9 cm ) Silver Weight: 14 oz (troy) 4 dwt (441 g)
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "T. RICHARDS." in conforming rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver waste bowl; round body, gadroons around the lower body on a splayed foot with an applied vertical edge stamped with shells; applied seamed, die-rolled band with a grapevine along the top edge; engraved, "JDBK" in script at the front center of the body; maker's mark stamped on the bowl base.
Gallery Label: 
This waste bowl belonged to Joanna DePeyster Kuypers Van Zandt, the grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joanna Kuypers Sluyter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group