Sugar bowl with lid

Object Number: 
INV.325ab
Date: 
1830-1838
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 9 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. ( 24.1 x 23.8 x 14.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on center front: "C. T. Pierson" stamped: on base: "F. MARQUAND" in a conforming rectangle
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl with lid; inverted pear shaped body joined to a molded, circular, stepped foot by a die-rolled foliate scroll pedestal; applied, vertical die-rolled footring; body flares to a convex, stepped shoulder with a die-rolled foliate scrolled band at the base and vertically applied, die-rolled foliate scroll rim; round, domed lid with a hollow cast floral finial; two c-curve hollow handles, made in vertical halves, circular in section, swelling towards crimped centers, with bulbous thumbpieces with single upper terminals and double lower terminals; engraved, "C. T. Pierson" in script on the center front; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarissa P. Jacocks
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group