Not currently on display at the V&A

Bowl

1899 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Bowl, silver, parcel-gilt. The curve of the profile is embossed and chased with a continuous pattern of naturalistic cabbage leaves: each of these motifs curls over at the end to form an arch of forms in high relief. The neck is simply moulded. The outside is plain, the inside gilt.


Object details

Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Silver, parcel-gilt, raised and embossed
Brief description
Bowl, silver, designed by Thorvald Bindesbøll, made by A. Michelsen, Copenhagen, 1899.
Physical description
Bowl, silver, parcel-gilt. The curve of the profile is embossed and chased with a continuous pattern of naturalistic cabbage leaves: each of these motifs curls over at the end to form an arch of forms in high relief. The neck is simply moulded. The outside is plain, the inside gilt.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.0cm
  • Width: 15cm (maximum)
Style
Production typeUnique
Marks and inscriptions
  • A crown above MICHELSEN for A. Michelsen. (Maker's mark)
  • Sim. Chr. Sch. Groth (Warden, 1863-1904 (Rosenberg, 5617).)
  • The date stamp for 1899 and the stamped initials HK and OM. (English import marks. French silver import mark in use from 1893 for countries with customs conventions.)
Gallery label
'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' This bowl, like the other objects by Bindesbøll displayed nearby, was shown at the Paris 1900 Exhibition.(1987-2006)
Object history
Shown at the Paris 1900 Exhibition.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
1615-1900

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Record createdMay 26, 2006
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