Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1941.812
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 12.1 x 19 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the body: "Frank Jones" in script stamped: on the base: in a circle, around scales, "MERIDEN/ B. COMPANY" and in a circle "QUADRUPLE? PLATE" all over "89/ U.S. A."
Description: 
Cast silver plated sugar bowl with a tapered cylindical body engraved, "Frank Jones" in script; two cast, strap handles applied to the sides; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This sugar bowl was used on the steam boat "Frank Jones," later named "Fenimore."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group