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Presentation Bowl

This is a Presentation Bowl. It was designed by Marie Zimmermann. It is dated 1925. Its medium is sterling silver.

Marie Zimmermann was among the most celebrated female artisans working in jewelry and metalwares in the 1920s. Her work often referenced ancient cultures. This bowl was given to William Weaver Heaton, longtime member of the Board of Governors of the New York Stock Exchange, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday in 1925.

It is credited Lent by The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Gift of Cecily E. Horton, 2014.814.

  • Demi-parure
  • 18k gold, cabochon sapphire, demantoid garnet, faceted sapphires and enamel.
  • Neil Lane Collection.
  • 59.2016.11a/c
  • Vase
  • patinated copper.
  • Courtesy of Leeds Art Foundation.
  • 39.2016.3
  • Bowl
  • painted copper.
  • Courtesy of Leeds Art Foundation.
  • 39.2016.4

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 12.1 × 27.9 cm (4 3/4 in. × 11 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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