Sugar Bowl

Description
Two-handled, covered, squat baluster-shape bowl with cast floral rim and sprig decoration on its body in imitation of bright-cut engraving; flat bottom. Slightly domed cover is topped by a ring of matching floral scrolls. C-curve handles have scrolled acanthus sprigs and conical struts. Bottom underside struck incuse with a horizontal-banded circular mark for "BRISTOL (arched) / PLATE CO. (across center in band) / U.S.A. / QUADRUPLE PLATE (curved)" in sans serif letters above "357". From a four-piece tea service, DL*66.0275-.0278.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1890
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.3 cm x 17.1 cm x 11.2 cm; 5 1/4 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 7/16 in
overall: 5 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 13.97 cm x 17.145 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
DL*66.0276
catalog number
66.0276
accession number
263347
subject
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 Mrs. Steven T. Myers
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