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Baptismal basin

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Marks

Marked "ROSWELL GLEASON" on underside of bowl.

Provenance

1973, gift of the First Church of Newton, Mass. to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the First Church in Newton

communion bowl

about 1850

Object Place

Dorchester, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 20.6 x 13 cm (5 1/2 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.33

Medium or Technique

Silver plate

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware