Sugar Bowl

Description
Silver-gilt or vermeil, handleless ovoid bowl on a short, flared, circular pedestal base with a slightly rounded cover having a pointed-leaf-and-scroll medallion topped by a cast ribbed oval knop. Applied decoration includes four cast circular floral wreaths on body, a die-rolled band of scroll-outlined waterleaves at flared neck below a finely ribbed rim and of pointed leaves and single buds at base, and applied beading around pedestal. Brass tag stamped "3329" is wired to cover. Inside lid, neck and exterior of foot are struck with a total of seven hallmarks. Part of a five-piece service, DL*59.2346A-E.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1809 - 1819
maker
Cahier, Jean-Charles
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
place used
Rossiya
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 3 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
DL.59.2346C
catalog number
59.2346C
accession number
226997
collector/donor number
72
Credit Line
Gift of Colonel William E. Shipp
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object