Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (12.1 x 17.1 x 17.5 cm)
Weight: 431.3g (show scale)
Impressed on underside of bowl in center (visible through hollow pedestal), partially struck stamp: "L.L. WILLIAMS. / PHILAD.A" ["LLI" in WILLIAMS indistinct]
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 channel rings exterior of bowl about 1/4" below top edge.
CONDITION: Fair; all-over pock marks, scratches, and spots of dark discoloration; heavy pitting in center of bowl; small crack in top edge of bowl; top edge slightly bent / misshapen.
American. Footed Bowl, 1838-1842. Pewter, 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (12.1 x 17.1 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.84b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.84b_bw.jpg)
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