Sugar Bowl


Two-handled, octagonal or panel-sided, vase-shaped, covered sugar bowl on conforming, ogee-stepped pedestal base with flared octagonal collar and incurved neck. Plain pawn-shaped cover topped by ball finial. Two, spurred, S- and C-scroll, D- or ear-shaped handles. Maker's mark stamped incuse on underside of inverted pear-shaped body. Finish completely worn off cover and partially off body. Upper join of one handle separated from body. From a sugar bowl and creamer set, DL*311709 and DL*311714.

Maker is Leonard, Reed & Barton of Taunton, MA. Founded by Gustavus Leonard, Henry F. Reed, and Charles E. Barton as successor to Taunton Britannia Manufacturing Company in 1835; became Reed & Barton in 1840. Marked panel-sided coffee- and teapots matching sugar bowl DL*311709 and creamer DL*311714 are known.

Date Made: 1835-1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Taunton

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Credit Line: Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.311709Catalog Number: 311709Accession Number: 64443

Object Name: bowl, sugar

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 3/8 in; 19.05 cm x 18.415 cm x 11.1125 cm


Record Id: nmah_300529

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