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Bowl

Maker:
Gorham Manufacturing Company (American, 1831–present)
Date:
1899
Geography:
Made in Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver and gilding
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (6.4 x 13.7 cm); 10 oz. 8 dwt. (323.7 g) Base: Diam. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Hugh J. Grant, in memory of her husband, Hugh J. Grant, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.288.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in shaded script: HJG Jr
engraved on underside in script: Hugh J. Grant, Jr. / From / Mr. & Mrs. C.K.G. Billings / April 8, 1904.
lightly scratched on underside: 58313

Marking: marked on underside: Martele[accent aigu] / [eagle displayed] / [lion passant facing right] [anchor] G / 950-1000 FINE / 8633 (in rectangle); [sickle (Gorham date mark for 1899)]
Hugh J. Grant, New York, 1904–1981; Mrs. Hugh J. Grant, New York, 1981–1984
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