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Filigree Bowl

MO 63.1306
Filigree Bowl
Maker unknown
ca. 1960
Ethiopia
Silver, gold plate
16 3/8"
Footed bowl decorated with eighteen pierced and filigreed lobes of silver. Applied to the rim are gold filigree flowers and a gold crest of His Imperial Majesty.
This bowl was presented to President John F. Kennedy by His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974), during his state visit to the White House in October 1963.
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974)
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-1306