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Elliptical bowl

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The raised elliptical bowl has a gently curved rim with a thick applied molding at edge. A concave neck descends from the rim, turning outward to an angled shoulder that curves down to an elliptical fabricated foot ring composed of ogee sections.

Inscription

None.

Marks

On base of vessel is engraved “B. BERNSTEIN / 1960;” stamped “STERLING” in sans-serif capitals; maker’s monogram, an angular figure-eight form is stamped near center point.

Provenance

Made by the donor in 1960 and retained by him until given to the Museum in 2000.

Credit Line

Gift of the artist

Copyright

Copyright 1960 Bernard Bernstein

1960

Object Place

Rochester, New York, United States

Dimensions

5 5/16 x 8 5/16 x 6 1/8 in. (13.5 x 21 x 15.5 cm); troy weight: 23 oz 16 dwt 4 gr (740.5 gm)

Accession Number

2000.941

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware