Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl

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Description
Two-handled, bell- or pear-shaped, covered sugar bowl on short, flared base with cable-banded collar and flat band at seam above base. Inset, rounded cover topped by ribbed ball-and-urn finial. Two, spurred, S-scroll, D- or ear-shaped handles have short terminals. Flat bottom with raised circle at center. No marks. From a four-piece coffee and tea service; tea- and coffeepot are DL*61.0066A-B, sugar bowl is DL*61.0064A, and creamer is DL*61.0064B.
The tea- and coffeepot are stamped "E.B. MANNINGS / PATENT", for Edward B. Manning of Cromwell, CT, who received U.S. Patent No. 35,457, dated June 3, 1862, for his "improvement in tea and coffee pots." Manufacturer not known.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1862
date matching tea- and coffeepot patented
1862-06-03
place tea- and coffeepot patented
United States: Connecticut, Cromwell
Physical Description
Britannia (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 7 in x 4 in; 15.5575 cm x 17.78 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
DL.61.0064A
catalog number
61.0064
accession number
207405
Credit Line
Gift of Pauline Barnes Woodruff
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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