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Sugar bowl

Object Number: 
1951.302a
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 12.1 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on base: "BALL, BLACK & Co/ 925/1000 (in a shield)/ NEW-YORK/ ENGLISH STERLING"
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl; raised circular body, tapering toward the rim; seated on a flared circular base; engraved zigzag band applied below the plain rim; bail handle with ball finials at the ends, which pivot on cylindrical hinges; hinges applied to the body with tear-drop shaped joints; gilt interior; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group