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Bowl (Martelé Line)

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DISTRIBUTOR Spaulding & Company
DATES ca. 1905
DIMENSIONS 3 11/16 x 11 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (9.4 x 29.2 x 29.2 cm)
MARKINGS On bottom: "385 / Martele / [spread eagle] / [Gorham lion within octagon, anchor within shield, letter "G" within octagon] / 9584 / H / H Y / SPAULDING & CO / CHICAGO / P"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved on bottom: "June 1 - 1905"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip C. Schwartz
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bowl with scalloped edge with raised flowers, leaves and vines in low relief; four vines trail down the inner bowl and around the four hammered-out feet; the sides of the inner bowl are hammered out in eight equidistant places in rounded forms. CONDITION: Excellent; scratching and signs of wear on interior of bowl; two tiny black spots on inner bowl near foot.
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