Sugar Bowl

Sugar Bowl

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Description
Two-handled, round-bottom, flared or trumpet-shape sugar bowl on four, square-section, incurved legs, reeded on their fronts and attached to body by masks of a bearded man; domed cover has a cast knop of an upright spiraling horn and seahorse. Both sides of body are flat chased with trapezoidal reserves flanked by compound leaves and spiral scrolls. Hollow, square-section peaked handles have split-scroll upper terminals, ball-tipped, inward-hook lower terminals and flared rosette sockets. Underside of slightly convex bottom is struck incuse "930", "TAUNTON. / [S]ILVER PLATE Co." and "TRIPLE PLATE.", all in serif letters. Cover not marked. From a 5-piece coffee and tea service, DL*209041.0001-.0005.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
ca 1870 - 1880
ca 1875
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
electroplated (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 6 5/8 in x 5 in; 17.78 cm x 16.8275 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
DL.209041.0001
catalog number
209041.0001
accession number
209041
Credit Line
Gift of Mildred Armistead Baker Ruttencutter, in memory of her mother Margaret Armistead Appleton Baker
subject
Tea Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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