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The scallop-edged copper bowl has a spun and hammered body and spun applied foot. The silver lining was applied by an electroplating technique that enhanced the hammered appearance.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“GEBELEIN” in a rectangle and “Boston” struck incuse on bottom. “F 1439” scratched on bottom, above marks.

Provenance

Original owner unknown; purchased privately by the donors, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Sacks, at auction in the 1980s.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert F. Sacks

about 1930–40

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 21 cm (3 7/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.386

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware