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Punch bowl

Object Number: 
1934.39
Date: 
ca. 1912
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 15 1/2 in. ( 23.5 x 39.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the front: "PRESENTED TO/ HON. WILLIAM SULZER/ ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES/ AFTER A CONTINUOUS SERVICE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS/ -BY THE-/ MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK DELEGATION, 62ND CONGERSS/ IN HONOR OF HIS FAITHFUL PATRIOTIC
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver punch bowl; deep, lobate, inverted pear-shaped body with an everted and flared rim; cast daffodils and leaves applied around the rim; circular, domed, lobate foot with cast daffodils applied around the rim; engraved on the front, "PRESENTED TO/ HON. WILLIAM SULZER/ ON HIS RETIREMENT FROM THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES/ AFTER A CONTINUOUS SERVICE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS/ -BY THE-/ MEMBERS OF THE NEW YORK DELEGATION, 62ND CONGRESS/ IN HONOR OF HIS FAITHFUL PATRIOTIC SERVICES/ ""AND""/ AS A MARK OF PERSONAL AFFECTION" in block letters; gilt interior; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This punch bowl was presented to William Sulzer at the time of his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives in 1912.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Honorable William Sulzer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group