Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bowl with lid
  • John Targee
    circa 1772–1850
    active: United States
  • bowl with lid, early 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silver
  • Object Height/Width: 22.9 x 21.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 x 8 1/2 in
  • Bequest in honor of Dr. Marilyn Stokstad
  • Not on display
  • 1997.0029.a,b

Silver bowl with a foot and two handles. A band of oak leaves and acorns is at the top of the body, near the lid. Two ear-shaped handles with tabs for a thumb are attached to the body. The base of the body is decorated with vertical bands which are rounded on the top. The foot has a band of foliate pattern along the base. The domed lid as a finial shaped like an acorn surrounded by petals.