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Waste Bowl (USA), 1825–50

This is a Waste bowl. It was made by R. & W. Wilson, Philadelphia. It is dated 1825–50 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Louise B. Scott. It is credited Gift of Louise B. Scott.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 14.5 x 13.2 cm (5 11/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on underside: "R.& W. WILSON / PHILADA."

It is inscribed

Engraved on one side: "Gussie from Father and Mother." Monogram on opposite side: "A J(?)S(?)."

Cite this object as

Waste Bowl (USA), 1825–50; Made by R. & W. Wilson, Philadelphia ; silver; H x diam.: 14.5 x 13.2 cm (5 11/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Gift of Louise B. Scott; 1953-13-3

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