Sugar Bowl

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Two-handled, covered, cylindrical container with die-rolled decoration of exotic birds and insects, including a crane, snail and spiders, amidst bamboo and other flowers and foliage around its body. Flat-top, tiered cover with reeded band is topped by a circular ring intersected by an angled bar and leafy sprig. Circular pedestal base has triple-reeded shaft and plain conical foot. Reeded and banded, shallow S curve handles have open lower terminals with triple-reeded struts. Underside of rounded bottom is struck incuse "PAIRPOINT MF'G.C\o" above a "P" in banded diamond, "QUADRUPLE / PLATE" and "2011". From a three-piece service, 1989.0184.01-.03.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1885
Pairpoint Corporation
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 6 7/8 in x 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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