Bowl

about 1845
Bigelow Bros. & Kennard (active 1846–1855)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.30.4

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This bowl rests on a splayed foot. There are bands of decoration and beading around the rim and foot.

Inscription

Script engraving on side of bowl: "Samuel Hammond Russell. / 1823."

Markings

Stamped on base in arc: "BIGELOW.BROS.& KENNARD"
Stamped at base of arc: "BOSTON"
Beneath "BOSTON": "STERLING."

Provenance

April 3, 1930, Gift of Edith Lady Playfair to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Edith Lady Playfair