Sugar Bowl

Two-handled, covered, raised circular sugar bowl with double-bellied lower body engraved "SML" in flecked foliate script on a domed and stepped circular pedestal base. Flattened bulbous upper body and domed cover, which is topped by a cast cluster of fruits and flowers. Cast convex rims of pairs of cornucopias springing from shells at shoulder and top of pedestal; die-rolled bands of matching decoration at opening and base. Hollow S-curve handles sprout from waterleaf volutes. Underside of rounded bottom struck above centerpunch "N.J.BOGERT" in raised roman letters in a rectangle. Cover not marked. From a four-piece coffee and tea service, 1985.0962.1-.4.
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Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1830
Bogert, Nicholas J.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 10 5/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 26.9875 cm x 22.225 cm x 13.97 cm
place made
United States: New York, Montgomery
place used
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


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