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Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1937.189ab
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. ( 24.1 x 19 x 11.7 cm )
Marks: 
Engraving: denter-front and center-back bright-cut shield framed with beading, fleur de lis, and surrounded by mantling of swags, drapery, ribbons, and tassels; also ornamental border engraving similar to that of milk pot at edge of lid and at lip band of
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; oval, boat-shaped body on a stepped oval foot with four convex flutes; foot engraved with a foliate band on upper step and foliate motifs on the tops of the flutes; body has four convex flutes, two on each side; applied, flat rim stamped with a foliate design; oval, concave lid with four flutes, raised to a dome in the center with a cast urn finial screwed applied to the center; lid engraved around the edge with a foliate band and two bands of dots; cast, hinged ring handles; bright-cut foliate band below the shoulder; shield reserves on each side draped with swags; no maker's marks.
Gallery Label: 
Belonged to David Grim (1737-1826).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group