Overall: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 19 x 11.4 cm )
engraved: on the body: "Frank Jones" in script stamped: on the base: in a circle, around scales, "MERIDEN/ B. COMPANY" and in a circle "QUADRUPLE? PLATE" all over "89/ U.S. A."
Cast silver plated sugar bowl with a tapered cylindical body engraved, "Frank Jones" in script; two cast, strap handles applied to the sides; maker's marks stamped on the base.
This sugar bowl was used on the steam boat "Frank Jones," later named "Fenimore."
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
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