Sugar bowl and creamer

Object Number: 
1977.52ab
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (creamer): 5 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (12.7 x 14 x 7.9 cm) Part (sugar bowl): 5 x 8 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (12.7 x 22.2 x 9.5
Marks: 
engraved: front centers: the crest of the Beare family of New York, a bird on a tied bundle of sticks, over, "H C B" in bright-cut script stamped: on the bases: "S Richard" conforming
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl and creamer; oval bodies with tapered sides; two concave flutes at each end of the bodies with gadrooning between the flutes on the lower bodies; reeded, squared strap handles, tapered towards the base; engraved on the front centers with the crest of the Beare family of New York, a bird on a tied bundle of sticks, over, "H C B" in bright-cut script; maker's marks on the bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Andrew Oliver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group