Sugar Bowl

Description
Two-handled, urn-shaped bowl, oval in section, on a flared oval pedestal base with a trumpet-shaped oval cover topped by a cast urn and tight, C-curve handles; one side of body is engraved with a shaded, foliate script "R". Cast and applied, serpentine-lobed rim and reeded foot have leafy volutes springing from shells; chased and engraved pairs of leafy scrolls enclosing five-petaled flowers encircle cover, incurved neck, body and base. Underside of base struck incuse "STERLING" at one end and "3998/74" at the other; no maker's mark. From a seven-piece coffee and tea service, 1991.0352.01-.07.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
1914
date presented
1914-02-22
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 9 1/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 23.1775 cm x 9.8425 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Yonkers
United States: New York, Pelham
ID Number
1991.0352.05
catalog number
1991.0352.05
accession number
1991.0352
catalog number
1991.0352.01-07
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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