Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (11.7 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of bowl in center (visible through hollow pedestal): "L.L. WILLIAMS. / PHILAD.A"
Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters
Footed bowl, pewter. Hollow pedestal consists of round, slightly domed base with molded bands, tapers to narrow shaft, then flares out to molded step. Pedestal supports and is soldered to round bowl (appears continuous on exterior); bowl has straight sides and slightly flared lip. Incised line rings exterior of bowl about 1/8" below top edge.
CONDITION: Fair; all-over pock marks and scratches; top edge not level and opening of bowl is misshapen; ding in side of bowl; spots of dark discoloration or corrosion, especially around base of pedestal and interior of bowl.
Lorenzo L. Williams (American, active Philadelphia, Pa. 1838-1842). Footed Bowl, 1838-1842. Pewter, 4 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (11.7 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.84a. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.84a.jpg)
overall, 50.141.84a.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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