bowl, sugar

bowl, sugar

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Two-handled, raised bulbous baluster-shaped sugar bowl with overall chased and repousse grapevine decoration on four cast feet of looped branches of blooming flowers. Double-domed cover is topped by a large cast trumpet-shaped flower. Band of angular twisted branches at rim. Two horizontal bracket handles also cast as branches or woody trunks with budding and blooming flowers. Underside of rounded bottom struck above and below centerpoint with Gorham trademark of a lion passant facing left, an anchor, and the raised roman letter "G", all in clipped-corner surrounds, and "COIN" in incuse roman letters; "09071" is scratched at upper left while an illegible number and three lines of geometric shapes, faintly scratched and rubbed or worn away, are to right. Cover not marked. From a six-piece coffee and tea service, 1988.0569.01-.06.
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Object Name
bowl, sugar
date made
c. 1855-1860
Gorham Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 8 in x 7 in x 5 3/8 in; 20.32 cm x 17.78 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Carleton C. and Imogene C. Brower
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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