Made by Cornelius Kierstede / Bowl / 1700-1710Made by Cornelius Kierstede

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Creator Name: Kierstede, Cornelius
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1675-1757
Creator Name-CRT: Made by Cornelius Kierstede
Title: Bowl
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1700
Creation End Date: 1710
Creation Date: 1700-1710
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver, American
Materials and Techniques: silver
Dimensions: 5 3/8 in. H. x 9 3/4 in. Diam. (13.7 cm H. x 24.8 cm Diam.)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 38.63
Credit Line: Samuel D. Lee Fund, 1938

The form of this bowl, with six lobes and caryatid handles, is characteristic of New York and has its antecedents in Scandinavian and Dutch designs. The initials inscribed on the bowl are said to be those of Theunis Jacobsen Quick, a baker, and his wife Vroutje Janse Haring, who were married in 1689.

AMICA ID: MMA_.38.63
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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