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1970.786 (RS115581)

Description

Deep bowl form with undulating body tapering to narrow stem and circular molded stepped foot. The bowl is molded in eight sections, with shaped edge with stippled floral rococo motif on border. Interior with engraved scrolls alternating with acanthus-like leaves emanating from central cartouche. Hinged handle with leaf motif in relief.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
copper (metal)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Basket, Cake
Basket, Food
cake baskets
Cartouche
cartouches (ornament)
Copper
copper (metal)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
5.5 x 12.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.786
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64056

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