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Waste bowl

Object Number: 
2000.211d
Date: 
1820-1843
Medium: 
Silver, ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. ( 14.6 x 17.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front center of the body: "M. A. Benedict" in script stamped: on the base: "N. J. BOGERT" in a rectangle
Description: 
Silver waste bowl; inverted pear-shaped body with eleven wide concave flutes seated on a circular stepped foot with an applied, die-rolled trefoil band; convex shoulder raised to a tapered and flared rim with an applied, die-rolled trefoil band applied around the rim; engraved on the front center of the body, "M. A. Benedict;" maker's mark stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Miriam Jay Wurts Andrus
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group