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Sugar bowl with lid

Object Number: 
1970.34ab
Date: 
ca. 1830
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 8 x 5 1/2 in. ( 21 x 20.3 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "E S H" stamped: on the base: "W. Thompson" in script, in a rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; circular body on a circular molded and stepped pedestal; vertically applied, stamped scallop band around the top of the pedestal and the footring; body incurved to an applied chased and repousséd thistle band; convex shoulder with a vertically applied stamped scallop rim; circular lid, flat at the edges and raised to a dome in the center; applied, cast and chased dolphin finial; two cast squared strap handles; engraved on the front center, "E S H" in bright-cut script; maker's mark on the base.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group