height: 3 5/8 in. (99.3 cm)
diameter: 5 1/2 in. (14.1 cm) (show scale)
impressed in bottom: TIFFANY & CO. /1102/QUALITY/925.1000/8429//M (in Gothic)
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Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund
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John Chandler Moore (active 1832-1844). Bowl, ca. 1860. Silver, height: 3 5/8 in. (99.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, 1994.157.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1994.157.1_1994.157.2_bw.jpg)
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Footed bowl. Silver. Inside: silver gilt. Hemispherical shape on domed foot with engraved vermicule decoration and applied decoration of a meander with leaves, stems and berries attached. Outside bowl decorated throughout with applied leaves, stems, and berries. On 4 places around the top are applied birds with spread wings. One bird is sitting on top of an oval cartouche. The background is an engraved vermicule pattern. Above this is a beaded band. The division between foot and bowl is undecorated as is the lower part of the foot.
Condition: Dirty (oxidized). Residue of silver polish between wings of birds. Inside bowl: scratched throughout and dents in several places. Bottom foot scratches; along rim: normal wear and tear.
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