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The raised hemispherical bowl with applied rim has a splayed foot with an applied foot rim. Bands of bright-cut swags encircle the rim beneath its molding edge.

Inscription

Crest of a goat on a torse over the letter "H" engraved within an ellipse engraved on the side, pendant from a bowknot

Marks

Marked twice on base: "S[pellet]B" within a rectangle

Provenance

Early history unknown; collected by Nathaniel T. Dexter, Boston, Massachusetts, and bequeathed to the Museum in 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of the Nathaniel T. Dexter Fine Arts Trust

1790–1810

Object Place

Westfield, Connecticut, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 18.1 cm, 0.33 kg (3 5/8 x 7 1/8 in., 0.73 lb.)

Accession Number

2000.690

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware