Overall: 4 5/8 x 6 3/4 in. (11.7 x 17.1 cm)
Silver Weight: 11 oz (troy) 10.8 dwt (359 g)
Inscription: engraved at front center: "L" in script
Mark: stamped on base: twice, "J A" in script, in a rectangle
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; inverted pear-shaped body on a molded, stepped base with two repousséd beaded bands; body flares to an applied, gadrooned rim; inset, molded domed lid with a repousséd beaded band around the center; pineapple finial cast in three pieces and screwed through the center of the lid; engraved on the front center, "L" in script; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of Mrs. Nathaniel McLean Sage
Possible descent: John Bradstreet Schuyler (1765-1795), who married Elizabeth Van Rensselaer (1768-1841); to their son Philip Schuyler (1788-1865), who married Grace Hunter (1790-1828); to their daughter Ruth Schuyler (ca. 1812-1901), who married Thomas W. Ogden (1810-1901); to their nephew Alfred Francis de Luze (b. 1827), who married Mary C. Kortright (ca. 1830-1908); to their daughter Sarah Alice de Luze (ca. 1857-1892), who married Arthur M. Foley (ca. 1847-1895); to their daughter Lucille de Luze Foley (1889-1973); bequeathed by Foley to her cousin Charlotte Simonds Sage (1889-1981), the donor.
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