User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bowl

Start collecting

The spun bowl flares out from the base to a scalloped edge. The foot is applied.

Inscription

“J * H / C / APRIL 3, 1918” in open roman letters engraved on side.

Marks

“GEBELEIN [in rectangle] / STERLING / Boston” struck incuse on bottom. Ada Mark * F4767

Provenance

Purchased as a birthday gift for the donor, Helen S. Coolidge (1876 – 1962), by her husband, John Gardner Coolidge (1863 – 1936), m. 1909. Made a bequest to the Museum upon the death of Helen Coolidge.

Credit Line

Bequest of Helen S. Coolidge

1918

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 13.1 cm, 0.24 kg (2 5/8 x 5 3/16 in., 0.53 lb.)

Accession Number

RES.63.27

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware