Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bowl with lid and base
  • Spain
  • bowl with lid and base, 1800s
  • Where object was made: Spain
  • brass, silver plating, pewter
  • Object Height: 53.3 cm
    Object Height: 21 in
  • Bequest of Mrs. L. N. Lewis
  • Not on display
  • 1956.0035.a,b,c

Silver bowl on a circular pedestal with four feet. The top half of the foot is in the shape of a lion's head while the bottom half is in the shape of a lion's claw. There is a band around the base which has a wave design. The bowl is urn shaped with two scrolled handles. Each handle has a winged female figure. The bowl has an engraved floral design. The lid has a finial shaped like a military figure playing a horn.