Sugar Bowl

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Description
Raised circular urn-shape bowl engraved with a large shaded foliate script "G" on a flared or trumpet-shape circular pedestal atop a square base with applied sides; double-flared or -trumpeted cover is topped by a large cast ball. Beading at edges of cover, rim, and top and bottom of pedestal. Outside of base to left of monogram is struck "I•M\c/.Mullin" in raised italic roman letters in a rectangle. Underside of pedestal incised "oz 13=5". No centerpunch. Part of a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*037807-DL*037812.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1797
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place used
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 7/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 25.0825 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
DL.037810
catalog number
037810
accession number
117389
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Harriet A. Keen
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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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