Sugar Bowl

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Angular-body, circular sugar bowl on four short splayed feet with a scrolled wire bail handle adorned with a cast sprig of lily-of-the-valley. Body consists of inverted conical upper and lower halves joined by a milled midband; upper half is encircled by bright-cut festoons and engraved "J.H. / = TO = / E." on one side. Cupped rim. Rim inside and upper half have satin or matte finish; gold washed interior. Underside of flat bottom stamped incuse "W & H" above "STERLING" (curved), both in serif letters. From cream and sugar set, DL.60.0998A-B.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1870
owner; user
Bellamy, Ellen Washington
place made
United States: New York, New York
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash material)
overall: 3 1/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 4 5/8 in; 7.9375 cm x 11.1125 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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