Overall: 6 7/8 x 7 1/2 in. ( 17.5 x 19 cm ) Silver Weight: 29 oz (troy) 11 dwt (919 g)
Wrought silver waste bowl; round boat-shaped body on round stepped base joined to the body by a round pedestal; applied, vertical die-rolled foliate band footring; applied, die-rolled foliate band around the pedestal; applied, die rolled foliated band below the high flared rim; applied, vertical die-rolled foliate band around the rim; engraved, "H" in bright-cut script on the center front of each body; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Townsend Lawrence
engraved: on front: "B" in bright-cut script stamped: on base: "I. T." in a conforming rectangle, between two illegible pseudo-hallmarks
Belonged to Walter Bowne, Mayor of New York City from 1829-1833.
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