Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1952.283
Date: 
ca. 1790
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 6 x 3 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 15.2 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on footring: "Grigg" in script in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl; oval helmet-shaped body, high at the sides, low in the center; on a high, oval splayed foot with a vertically applied, plain seamed footring; wheel turned decoration around the edge of the foot; applied, reeded rim; bright-cut foliate band below the rim; bright-cut bow tied swags with shield reserves in the center on both sides of the body; maker's mark on the footring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katherine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group