Sugar Bowl

Geometric design, two-handled, covered sugar bowl comprised of alternating inverted and upright triangles for the straight tapered, octagonal body and triangles and parallelograms for the base. Conforming, eight-sided pyramidal cover is topped by an octagonal table-cut diamond finial. Angular, tapered, C-shape handles are hexagonal in section. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse "WILCOX QUALITY" above a semicircular mark for "WILCOX S.P.CO. / INTERNATIONAL S.CO." encircling "E P N S" in individual squares; "W.M.MOUNTS" and "1981N" are stamped below. From a three-piece coffee service, 1994.0385.01-.03.
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
dinette set, part of
date made
ca 1925 - 1930
Wilcox Silver Plate Co.
International Silver Co.
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
metal, white (mounts material)
plastic (finial material)
overall: 4 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 15.5575 cm x 7.9375 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
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, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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