Irish (Probably Cork)
6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Weight: 200 gm (6 oz 9 dwt)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The raised circular bowl has vertical sides and a wavy everted rim and rests on three mask and paw feet. The body is chased with spiral fluting and scattered punched foliage and flower swags between the flutes. The thickly cast and chased paw feet, soldered unevenly to the bowl, are surmounted by a chased scroll and a heavily cast and chased grotesque mask head.
Engraved on underside, "M / D * A" ; scratched on underside, "oz 6=9".
Gift of Misses Aimee and Rosamond Lamb to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 1958)
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb