Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1977.52a
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 8 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 22.2 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front center: 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 base: "S Richard" conforming, double struck
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl; oval body with tapered sides; two concave flutes at each end with gadrooning between the flutes on the lower body; reeded, squared strap handles, tapered towards the base; engraved on the front center 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 mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Andrew Oliver
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group