Sugar Bowl

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.
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Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
1809 - 1819
Cahier, Jean-Charles
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
overall: 14.8 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm; 5 13/16 in x 3 9/16 in x 3 9/16 in
overall: 6 in x 3 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
place used
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
collector/donor number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Colonel William E. Shipp
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