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Sugar bowl with lid

Object Number: 
1942.243bc
Date: 
ca. 1835
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 6 in. ( 24.8 x 24.1 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in front reserve: "C" Mark: stamped on base: "MARQUAND" in a banner "& CO" in rectangle over "NEW-YORK" in a banner
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; inverted pear-shaped body on a round splayed foot, joined to the body by a round pedestal with an applied die-rolled heart and shell band; flared rim with an applied, die-rolled heart and shell band; domed lid with cast asymmetrical flower finial; two cast, scrolled handles partially covered with acanthus leaves and flowers; all over repoussé and chased flowers, scrolls, plants and flowers with cartouches around the front and rear reserves; "C" engraved in script in the front reserve; makers' marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to Mrs. John Cryder (Mary Wright Wetmore, 1804-1874), grandmother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry Chauncey Cryder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group