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The vessel has a spherical body with an overall applied abstract decoration of double rows of button-centered bosses with raised outer rings and centers, separated by stylized vertical waves. It features a cast looped handle terminating in an applied foliate ornament and ring feet with applied...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“Pear & Bacall” within a rectangle, “Boston” incuse, and “Coin” in Gothic letters struck incuse on bottom.

Provenance

Early history unknown. The set passed from Thalia James Hall to her son Winthrop Hall, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Winthrop Hall in memory of Thalia James Hall

1849–1876

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14.7 x 25 x 15 cm (5 13/16 x 9 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1999.63.1

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware