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Covered Bowl

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The raised circular bowl has a trumpet foot. The wide looping handles on each side of the bowl are each formed of two wires. The circular detachable cover, formed from sheet, has a flat rim and a central disk of bright blue enamel set into a silver bezel. The finial is formed of six wires bent...

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Marks

Below rim, maker's mark GofHLtd (culme 6085)(repeated on bezel of cover); lion passant; leopard's head; date letter h

Provenance

By 1990, with Historical Design Collection, Inc., dealer, New York, NY; 1990, sold by Historical Design Collection to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 18, 1990)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1903–04

Dimensions

H. 10.7 x W. 23.8 cm (4 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.); Diameter 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.) Weight: 311.9 gm (10 oz)

Accession Number

1990.461a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, enamel, pearl

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver