Waste bowl

Waste bowl
Title
Waste bowl
Date 
1817/18
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. ( 9.8 x 17.5 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver waste bowl; squat, round body with narrow, tapering gadrooning around the lower body; applied, stepped and concave shoulder with a horizontally applied foliate scroll band rim; seated on a short, circular, stepped and molded pedestal with a vertically applied beaded footring; engraved on the front center with the arms of the Maitland family, a crowned leopard seated on fess with spread arms, holding a sword in the left paw and a clover in the right; engraved on the base, "E. L. M./ to her Mother/ Dec 1849" in script; gilt interior.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Elsie Stevenson Magie
Object Number 
1983.16d
Marks 
engraved: on the front center: the arms of the Maitland family, a crowned leopard seated on fess with spread arms, holding a sword in the left paw and a clover in the right engraved: on the base: "E. L. M./ to her Mother/ Dec 1849"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group