Sugar Bowl

Two-handled, raised, chased and repousse baluster-shaped bowl on flared pedestal base with domed and lobed cover topped by a cast acanthus-and-berry finial. Ribbing at neck conforms to lobes on cover; two reserves on body are formed by ogival arches, ruffled C-scrolls and flowers, one is engraved "C.E.O." in shaded gothic or Old English letters. Cast and applied scalloped rim, smooth on inside; beading at foot. Two high-loop S-curve handles have scrolled acanthus on their faces. Underside of convex bottom struck around centerpunch, "TIFFANY & C\o." and "550 BROADWAY.N-Y" encircling "G & W", "4838" and "5", all in incuse serif letters. Cover not marked. From a six-piece coffee and tea service, DL*316497.0001-.0006.
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Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1860
Tiffany & Co.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 8 in x 7 1/2 in x 3/8 in; 20.32 cm x 19.05 cm x .9906 cm
overall: 8 1/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 17.145 cm x 13.97 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Staten Island
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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 Blanche E. King
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