Waste bowl

Waste bowl
ca. 1840
Overall: 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 18.4 x 18.4 cm )
Wrought silver waste bowl; inverted pear-shaped body on a high domed foot joined to the body by an applied circular pedestal, with an applied vertical footring, both decorated with a die-rolled floral heart motif; concave shoulder; curved, applied, die-rolled floral heart band below the vertical lip; repoussé and chased floral design on the body and around the foot; Lenox family crest, a lion passant crowned, engraved in the reserves on both sides; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
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Mark: stamped with two block letter "W" in relief in square surround above maker's marks. engraved: in the reserves: crowned lion passant
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This waste bowl was made for James Lenox (1800-1800). Wiliam Forbes was the grandson of William Garrett Forbes, and the son of Colin Van Gelder Forbes, both New York silversmiths.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group