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Waste Bowl

Maker:
Harvey Lewis (ca. 1783–1835)
Date:
1827
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (13.3 x 17.5 cm); 19 oz. 2 dwt. (594.6 g) Foot: Diam. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, 1968
Accession Number:
68.130.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body: [coat of arms with crest above and motto below in banner. Motto reads: FACIE TENUS]
engraved on foot in script: S.W.W. April 1912

Marking: marked on underside of body: HARVEY.LEWIS (in rectangle) ; 1827 (incuse)
marked on inside of foot rim: HARVEY.LEWIS (in rectangle)
descended in the Wheeler family; Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, Montclair, New Jersey, until 1968
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