Overall: 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 14.6 cm ) Silver Weight: 18 oz (troy) 16 dwt (584 g)
Wrought silver waste bowl; round bulbous body with an applied vertical band stamped with floral decoration around the base; on a splayed foot, set on a square base above four hairy claw and ball feet; sides of body flared to an applied, die-rolled basket-weave band; applied, convex shoulder above band, with applied molded and flared edge stamped with a horizontal die-rolled garland band; no maker's mark.
Gift of Miss Mary Madison McGuire
This waste bowl belonged to President James Madison.
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