Bowl

about 1928
Richard Dimes Company (active 1908–1955)


Object Place: South Boston, MA

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.9 x 28.1 cm (3 1/2 x 11 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2015.2223

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Large decorative bowl with interior acanthus leaf and beading pattern, inscribed with monogram “MCB / 1928”

Inscription

Monogram inscribed on the interior side of the bowl: "MCB / 1928"

Markings

Four stamps found on the underside of the foot, in clockwise order from the top:
Stamped "Dimes"
Stamped "RD" flanked by feathered wings / 89 5 underside of foot
Stamped "IRISH / REPRODUCTION"
Stamped "Sterling"

Provenance

1928, given by the maker as a wedding gift to his granddaughter, Margaret Carolyn Buckley; 1954, by descent to Janet Ellen Bardo Chance on the occasion of her wedding; 2015, gift of Chance to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2015)

Credit Line

Gift of Janet B. Rushmere in memory of Margaret Carolyn Buckley Bardo