Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-12099

Description

Rococco revival hemispherical bowl with 12 uneven flutes, each flute conforming with the pedestal foot. Rim is draping and downturned. 10 of the flutes are machine engraved with vertical floral patterns. The two remaining flutes, which are wider in size, are engraved with a larger floral pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
floral patterns
Rococo Revival
Silver
Rococo Revival
Stipple Engraved
Floral
BOWL

Inscription

Engraved in script and enclosed in a cartouche is an: M.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.625 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1447

Places

Probably