Artist Unidentified artist
Object Place: Europe, Spain
Overall: 22.5 x 15.1 cm (8 7/8 x 5 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver, parcel gilt
Not On View
Plain silver gilt bowl, the lower part overlaid with repoussé cherubs, scrolls and three gilt medallions of the Madonna and Child, and Saints. Stem and base repoussé, partly gilt, cherubs, fruit, flowers, and crowned coat-of-arms riveted on and date 1692.
Inscribed on underside of base: "IP"
Coat of arms applied to base, inscribed "1692" below
"II" (capital I in Roman type), in oval, struck on outside rim of base; building surmounted by cupola, with single window in tower, in oval, struck on outside rim of base; capital letters "GCFVC" inscribed on outer rim of base
By 1896, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1925, Bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson