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This bowl rests on a splayed foot. There are bands of decoration and beading around the rim and foot.

Inscription

Script engraving on side of bowl: "Samuel Hammond Russell. / 1823."

Marks

Stamped on base in arc: "BIGELOW.BROS.& KENNARD" Stamped at base of arc: "BOSTON" Beneath "BOSTON": "STERLING."

Provenance

April 3, 1930, Gift of Edith Lady Playfair to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Lady Playfair

about 1845

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.30.4

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware