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A stylish mid 20th century silver plated bowl with a blue enamel interior by Reed and Barton of Massachusetts. Marked on the base: Reed & Barton | No.1120

American, circa 1960


Height: 8.5cm / 3¼"
Diameter (of opening): 16.5cm / 6½"
Diameter (of base): 8.5cm / 3¼"

Reed & Barton was a well known American silversmith firm based in Taunton, Massachusetts. The firm was founded in 1824 under the name Babbitt & Crossman until it was taken over by Henry Reed and Charles Barton. During the American Civil War (1861-1865), Reed & Barton produced a considerable amount of weapons for the Union army. The firm ceased trading in 2015.

An American Silver Plated and Blue Enamel Bowl, c.1960

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