Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl

A splendid late 18th century English hammered and polished brass dairy bowl with embossed central bull's eye and incised ring decoration.

This attractive, useful piece measures an impressive 15 3/4" in diameter by 3 1/4" deep. It weighs almost 4 pounds. It is in very good undamaged condition. There are no splits or repairs in the brass and the metal has a wonderful mellow patina. I believe the hanging hook is a Victorian addition.

These bowls served many purposes in the Georgian kitchen and to find one in such wonderful condition is rare...they are usually very worn and often repaired. A similar example is pictured on page 338, fig. A, of 'The Brass Book, American, English and European, Fifteenth Century through 1850', by Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer.

A very pleasing, useful and decorative piece of early brass dating to the last quarter of the 18th century.

Item ID: QS-F0227

Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl

Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl
Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl
Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl
Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl
Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl
Fabulous Late 18th Century English Brass Dairy Bowl

A splendid late 18th century English hammered and polished brass dairy bowl with embossed central bull's eye and incised ring decoration.

This attractive, useful piece measures an impressive 15 3/4" in diameter by 3 1/4" deep. It weighs almost 4 pounds. It is in very good undamaged condition. There are no splits or repairs in the brass and the metal has a wonderful mellow patina. I believe the hanging hook is a Victorian addition.

These bowls served many purposes in the Georgian kitchen and to find one in such wonderful condition is rare...they are usually very worn and often repaired. A similar example is pictured on page 338, fig. A, of 'The Brass Book, American, English and European, Fifteenth Century through 1850', by Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer.

A very pleasing, useful and decorative piece of early brass dating to the last quarter of the 18th century.

Item ID: QS-F0227

$595 USD

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