Overall: 6 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 16.8 x 19 cm )
Silver Weight: 28 oz (troy) 12 dwt (889 g)
Wrought silver waste bowl; gadrooned, inverted pear-shaped body with chased acanthus leaves in each lobe of the lower body, chased floral cartouches on the front and back of the upper body; on a round, molded foot with a band of chased and repousséd flowers and leaves, applied vertical footring with a die-rolled bead and floral design; joined to the body by a round egg and dart pedestal; short neck applied, with a cast acanthus band below and a flared rim above with decorative band around the edge; "G" engraved in script in the front cartouche; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Bequest of Mary MacKaye Greenwood
engraved: in front cartouche: "G" in script
stamped: on base: "W. G" in rectangle over an eagle in a circle and and iunidentified hallmark in an ellipse
Isaac John Greenwood (1795-1865), who married (2nd) Mary McKay (1815-1899); to their son Isaac John Greenwood, Jr. (1833-1911), who married Mary Agnes Rudd (1847-1890); to their daughter Mary MacKaye Greenwood (1871-1968), the donor.
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