Sugar bowl with lid

Object Number: 
1939.217bc
Date: 
ca. 1840
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 9 3/4 x 6 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 24.8 x 15.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: engraved on front: "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script Mark: stamped on base: "G. BOYCE" in a conforming rectangle over "N. Y." in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; plain conical body with a concave shoulder, short neck and an applied, scalloped and gadrooned rim; seated on a round scalloped and gadrooned base with a round gadrooned pedestal; cast, round domed, mushroom-cap (gadrooned) lid with a cast flower finial bolted onto the top; two cast, in vertical halves, scrolled handles with plain bands below the thumbpieces; engraved, "Jane Borrowe/ from/ Ann Colt" in script on the front; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Effie Beekman Borrowe
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group