Sugar bowl and creamer

Object Number: 
1948.100a-c
Date: 
ca. 1871
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (creamer): 4 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (10.8 x 11.1 x 6.4 cm) Part (sugar bowl): 4 7/8 x 6 x 3 1/8 in. (12.4 x 15.2
Marks: 
engraved: in shield reserves: "J T A" stamped: on bases: "FORD & TUPPER/ 925 STERLING"
Description: 
Wrought and seamed Colonial Revival sugar bowl and creamer; oval, fluted bodies with straight sides; cast, squared strap handles; all over bright-cut engraving, foliate scroll bands around the base and top of the body, wheel turned design around the edge of the shoulders; shield-shaped reserves on the front and rear of the bodies, front reserves engraved, "J T A" in script; retailer's marks on the bases.
Gallery Label: 
Given to Julia Anna Toller (1847-1937) and Johnson Livingston De Peyster (b. 1846) by Mary Toller (d. 1884) at the time of their marriage in 1871.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. De Peyster Hosmer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group