Overall: 4 1/4 x 5 in. ( 10.8 x 12.7 cm )
Bowl: 3 1/8 x 5 in. ( 7.9 x 12.7 cm )
Part (cover): 4 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (12.
stamped: on base: "IBV" in oval
engraved: center of the cover: "A S" in block letters
Wrought silver sugar bowl and cover; deep, bowl-shaped body, with a flared shoulder and applied vertical rim; on applied and seamed vertical footring; domed cover with applied and seamed handle (duplicate of footring) engraved on the center of the cover "A S" in block lettering; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Probably owned by Anne Smith (ca. 1732-1814), who married Obadiah Smith (ca. 1722-1794); descent unknown; to dealer Israel Sack, New York City; to collector John D. Kernan, Jr., New Haven, Conn., around 1955; by purchase from Kernan, 1965.
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