Overall: 4 7/8 x 6 x 3 1/8 in. ( 12.4 x 15.2 x 7.9 cm )
engraved: in shield reserve: "J T A"
stamped: on base: "FORD & TUPPER/ 925 STERLING"
Wrought and seamed Colonial Revival sugar bowl with lid; oval, fluted body with straight sides; flat shoulder with a plain raised rim; oval lid, flat at the edges with an oval dome in the center surmounted by a flat Greek cross finial; two cast, squared strap handles; all over bright-cut engraving, foliate scroll bands around the base and top of the body, semi-circles around the dome; wheel turned design around the edge of the shoulder; shield-shaped reserves on the front and rear of the body, front reserve engraved, "J T A" in script; retailer's marks on the base.
Gift of Mrs. De Peyster Hosmer
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