Sugar Bowl

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Two-handled, seamed, oblong bulbous, open sugar bowl on an oval ribbed base with four ball feet; lengthy inscription is engraved on one side presenting service from "The Parish of Whittingham & Neighbourhood" to "Mr. Joshua Crea" for his "Services as their Surgeon". Applied cast gadrooning punctuated by acanthus-framed shells and anthemions is at edge of stepped-ogee shoulder atop the short, incurved neck. Reeded and tapered strap handles have a lion's mask and scrolled acanthus on their inside faces and a waterleaf at outside bottom. Gold washed interior. Neck struck with six hallmarks above inscription. Part of a seven-piece service (including a padded teapot cover or cozy), DL*66.0537A-G.
Currently not on view
date made
1818 - 1819
presentation date
place made
United Kingdom: England, Newcastle
place presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Whittingham
place used
United Kingdom: England, Northumberland
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash material)
overall: 5 1/4 in x 9 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 25.0825 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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