Overall: 4 x 5 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 14 cm )
Silver Weight: 13 oz (troy) 3 dwt (409 g)
Spun and cast silver waste bowl in the Egyptian style with gilt decoration; matte-finished, circular urn-shaped body with a molded rim; applied, cast, gilt pharaoh's heads between floral scrolls at the rim on the sides; molded circular pedestal on four cast, gilt winged sphinx feet; gilt interior; engraved, "J/ R" overlapping; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of the Children and Grandchildren of John Roach
Mark: stamped on base: "STERLING" above a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, an anchor in a rectangle and a "G" in gothic script in a chamfered rectangle over "690/ G"; bottom of each foot stamped [incuse] "3057".
engraved: on front: overlapping, "J/ R"
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