Sugar Bowl

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1860
retailer
Tiffany & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: New York, Staten Island
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
DL.316497.0005
catalog number
316497.0005
accession number
316497
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. King
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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