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Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl

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Description
Two-handled, baluster- or pear-shaped, open sugar bowl with serpentine-lobed rim and molded midband on flared, molded base. Two cast double C-curve sprigged handles have split bud lower terminals. Underside of body struck incuse "PAIRPOINT / PEWTER" and "P170". From three-piece coffee service, 1989.0122.02-.04.
Maker is Pairpoint Corporation of New Bedford, MA; 1880-1958. Started as Pairpoint Manufacturing Company, producing plated mounts for Mt. Washington Glass Company; Pairpoint merged with Mt. Washington in 1894 and name changed to Pairpoint Corporation. Only glass made after 1929.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1929
maker
Pairpoint Corporation
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 in; 8.89 cm x 11.43 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1989.0122.04
catalog number
1989.0122.04
accession number
1989.0122
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray (Anne. W. Murray)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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