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Waste Bowl

Maker:
John McMullin (1765–1843)
Date:
ca. 1799
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (14 x 16.5 cm) 14oz. 15 dwt (458.6 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Peter A. Feld, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.505.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked on outside edge of base: I[pellet]M.[super script c] Mullin (in rectangular surround)
Dr. Philip Syng Physick (1768–1837); his son Emlen Physick (1817–60); his son Emlen Physick, Jr. (ca. 1857–1916); his maiden aunt Emilie Parmentier (ca. 1853–1935); her caregiver, Frances Cresse Brooks; her son, Joseph Robinson Brooks (b. 1893); by descent in family; sold at Christie's, New York, May 22, 2008; sold to Peter Feld; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2009.
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