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Bowl
1969
Maker:Made by Preisner Silver Company , founded about 1935
Distributor:Distributed by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Spun pewter
Primary Dimensions (height x diameter at rim): 3 1/4 x 6 3/16in. (8.3 x 15.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Paul Accarpio
Description: Spun pewter footed bowl with a flared lip, tapered sides, a curved bottom, and a stepped, circular foot. At one side of the bowl is the engraved inscription, "MOSES FOX CLUB/ 1969". The bowl is machine polished. It is lightly scratched, and the foot has a dent at one side.
Historical Note: Moses Fox (1850-1938) was the President of G. Fox and Co. of Hartford, Connecticut. His father, Gerson Fox (1811-1880), founded the company after moving to Hartford in the 1840s. The Moses Fox Club was for employees of the Hartford department store G. Fox & Company that had been employeed by the company for 25 years. Each year a dinner was held and members would receive a gift. (Lee 5/29/2007)
Object Number: 2005.158.2
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