AN AMERICAN SILVER CENTER BOWL
Maker's mark of Dominick & Haff, retailed by Bailey, Banks and Biddle, early 20th century
Circular on low pedestal foot, applied on each side of the bowl with the fully modeled head of a stylized bear, the upper border with a small enamel disc, a chased band of laurel-leaf motif and a band of engraving to "Sidney Lanier from the 1924 Section of the Cap and Gown Club", together with 27 names of the presentors.
5in. (12cm.) high, 9½in. (24cm.) dia.; gross weight 30oz.