Sugar Bowl

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Description
Two-handled, covered, compressed globular bowl with squat, plain, incurved neck topped by a heavy, cast floral rim on four cast paw feet. Body has chased and repousse lobes alternating in width and scrollwork decoration; matching, domed cover with flared edge has a cast circular floral knob. Pointed strap handles cast in two parts, both with floral decoration on outside and smooth inside. Bowl and cover have gold washed interiors. Bottom underside struck with an incuse serif "R" at center and incised "FF" in script (covered by accession number). Part of a four-piece coffee and tea service, DL*387944A-D.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1835
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interiors material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 8 in x 5 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
DL.387944C
catalog number
387944C
accession number
190331
Credit Line
Bequest of Amy Wetmore May
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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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