Bowl

about 1928
Richard Dimes Company (active 1908–1955)


Object Place: South Boston, MA

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.8 x 13.7 cm (2 11/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2015.2224

Medium or Technique

Sterling silver

Not On View

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Small silver bowl with interior acanthus leaf with beading pattern; interior side inscribed with monogram “MCB / 1928”

Inscription

Inscribed monogram on interior side of bowl "MCB / 1928"

Markings

Stamped marks underside of bowl, clockwise:
Stamped "Dimes"
Stamped "893"
Stamped "RD" flanked by feathered wings
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