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Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
1835-1840
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
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
ID Number
DL.311709
catalog number
311709
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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