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Sugar bowl and creamer

Object Number: 
1982.17ab
Date: 
ca. 1800-1810
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Part (creamer): 7 1/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (18.1 x 14.6 x 7.3 cm) Part (sugar bowl): 8 1/4 x 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (21 x 21
Marks: 
engraved: center fronts: the Clinton family crest, five standing ostrich feathers, over the initials, "A A" in script stamped: on sides of the bases: "I. SAYRE" in a rectangle
Description: 
Sugar bowl with lid and creamer; sugar bowl oval in shape with two broad shallow concave flutes at each end; helmet-shaped creamer with two broad shallow concave flutes at each end; both engraved with the Clinton family crest, five standing ostrich feathers, over the initials, "A A" in script; maker's marks on the sides of the bases.
Gallery Label: 
Engraved with the armorial crest of Governor Dewitt Clinton (1769-1828). Descended through the family of his first wife, Maria Franklin (1775-1818).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Pintard Fellows
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group