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Waste bowl

Waste bowl
Title
Waste bowl
Date 
ca. 1840
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 8 in. ( 13.3 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver waste bowl; plain conical body with a concave shoulder, short neck and an applied, scalloped and gadrooned rim; seated on a round scalloped and gadrooned base with a round gadrooned pedestal; engraved, "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script on the front; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Object Number 
1939.217d
Marks 
Inscription: engraved on front: "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script Mark: stamped on base: "G. BOYCE" in a conforming rectangle over "N. Y." in a conforming rectangle Mark: square surround superimposed on center punch, which may be a pseudohallmark.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group