Overall: 4 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. ( 10.8 x 17.5 cm )
Wrought silver waste bowl; round body with an applied molded rim; seated on a molded circular foot with an applied, reeded footring; a decorative geometric band and a foliate band are engraved below the rim; "J P R H S" engraved in script inside a garland on the center front; "L S" engraved on the base; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
engraved: center front: "J P R H S" in bright-cut script
engraved: on the base: "L S" in script
stamped: on base: "I & P T" in a rectangle besides a roman "P" in a rectangle and a leopard's head in a chamfered rectangle
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