18 January 2007
A SILVER BOWL
MARK OF BASSETT AND WARFORD, ALBANY, 1800-1805
Circular, on reeded pedestal foot, with reeded rim and bright-cut border, the body engraved with a vacant cartouche with mantling, marked under base
6 7/8 in. diameter; 9 oz.
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Albany Institute of Art, Albany Silver 1652-1825, 1964, illus. p. 47.
Norman Rice and James H. Halpin, "Joseph Warford, Silversmith of Albany and Salem, New York," The Magazine Antiques, April 1964, illus. p. 430.
Nehemiah Bassett and Joseph Warford's partnership extended from 1800 to 1805. Warford learned the silver trade in Albany as an apprentice to Isaac Hutton.
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