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The bowl has a slightly flaring lip with a molded edge. The sides are curved, and the foot band is splayed and molded. The sides contain nine incised lotus-petal panels, with a lily blossom and leaves between each, just below the bowl’s lip.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING / Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / T” struck on base, near edge.

Provenance

Original owner unknown; purchased by the Museum in 1977 from Firestone and Parsons, Inc., Boston.

Credit Line

Benajmin Pierce Cheney Donation

about 1908–37

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

10.5 x 23.9 cm (4 1/8 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1977.19

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware