William Thomson (working 1809-1845). <em>Waste Bowl</em>, ca. 1820. Silver, 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale, 64.76.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 64.76.1-.4_bw.jpg)

Waste Bowl

Artist:William Thomson

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1820

Dimensions: 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) Other (Diameter of Top): 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 64.76.2

Image: 64.76.1-.4_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Part of four-piece service. Round bulbous bowl on foot with lip flaring in and curving out to form overhang. A repeating repoussé band of bundles of wheat forms border around top and bottom of foot. The repoussé band around lip repeats the following motives: bundles of wheat, beehives, water mill, haystack cover, scythe and hatchel, rake and plow, homestead, wagon, and windmill. CONDITION: Dented on bowl, lip and base bent.

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