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Two-handled bowl


Jacob Boelen


c. 1690

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
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: A Bowl by Jacob Boelen
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 1 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. (3.8 x 10.48 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York
Culture: North America, United States, New York
Style: 17th-18th century
Inscriptions: MarkEngraved on the underside of body are the unidentified initials [A*B] engraved on bottom with the initials <A*B>maker's mark struck on bottom: <J B> in shaped shield
Physical Description: two-handled silver bowl; drinking; shallow, with six vertical flutes forming shallow lobes with chased palm-leaf decoration; flat bottomed; two twisted wire 'S' scroll handles
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The James S. Bell Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 67.9
Artist: Jacob Boelen, American, 1654-1729
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1654-1729
Added to Site: February 28, 2009