Waste bowl

Object Number: 
1971.103e
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 x 6 in. ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm ) Silver Weight: 18 oz (troy) 9 dwt (573 g)
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "W. Thomson" in script, in a rectangle engraved: at front center: "JMC" in script
Description: 
Wrought silver waste bowl; square, boat-shaped body with bulbous gadrooning around the lower body, set on four hollow, cast and chased bird claw and ball feet with chased feathers over the area where they are applied; flared to an applied, stamped band of rose garlands; engraved with a three leaf clover over a bar at the back center; engraved initials, "JMC" in script at front center; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pintard Fellows
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group