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.
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