Offered for sale is an outstanding 1884 sterling silver Repousse bowl by Howard & Co., New York. The bowl has a dedication on the bottom from William Astor to his godson, George L. Kingsland probably on the occasion of his Baptism.
The heavy bowl is beautifully chased and in excellent estate condition with a few minor scratches to the interior.
Size: 2 ½” Height by 5 ½” Diameter
Weight: 396 grams
*As an interesting side note, William Astor married Caroline Webster Schermerhorn-- their second daughter, Helen Schermerhorn Astor, married James "Rosy" Roosevelt-- older half-brother to Franklin D. Roosevelt. George Lovett Kingsland is a great nephew of Caroline Schermerhorn.
1884 Howard & Co., Sterling Repousse Bowl, With William Astor Dedication