Sugar Bowl

Description
Two-handled, open, circular piercework sugar bowl resting on the top portion of a pedestal base with a conforming, clear, cobalt blue glass liner. Cast and applied fasces molding at rim. Cast, C-curve, D- or ear-shaped handles have split-scroll terminals and graduated beads along their tops. Bottom underside is struck incuse "QUADRUPLE PLATE" arched above a spider web with "W" in five-pointed star at its center, and "11" below. Pedestal foot missing. From a cream and sugar set, 1977.0918.75-.76.
Maker is E. G. Webster & Son of Brooklyn, NY, 1886-1928.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
1886-1928
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
glass (liner material)
Measurements
overall: 83 cm x 15.5 cm; 32 11/16 in x 6 1/8 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 15.5575 cm x 9.8425 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
1977.0918.76
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.76
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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