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Two-handled bowl

Maker:
Jacob Boelen (ca. 1657–1729)
Date:
1675–1700
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (8.6 x 20.6 cm); 8 oz. 15 dwt. (272.8 g) Lip: Diam. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) Foot: Diam. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret S. Remsen, 1924
Accession Number:
24.105
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 712
Similar in design to the larger example marked by Jessie Kip (23.80.17), this modest six-paneled bowl is ornamented with punched decoration and sturdy C-scroll handles. The three sets of initials engraved on its underside represent three previous owners and appear to have been added at different dates.
Inscription: engraved on underside: A [pellet] V [pellet] V / TVV / M [pellet] S [pellet] R

Marking: marked on underside: [?]B (in shaped surround)
[mark is probably IB]
Mrs. Robert G. Remsen; Miss Margaret S. Remsen, New York; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924.
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