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Sugar bowl with lid

Object Number: 
1946.147ab
Date: 
ca. 1788
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 13 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the edge of the lid, and one below the rim: "E" beneath a wreath stamped: on the rim: "E/ T" on either side of a man's face stamped: below the rim once: "E" in gothic script stamped: on the base: "[?]8" in conjoined ovals, "A" crowned, and
Description: 
Wrought silver sugar bowl; circular body with straight sides curved under at the bottom; applied molded base and rim; body repoussé chased with swag drapery through rings around the upper part of the body, band of leaves repoussé chase around the lower body; circular, domed lid with a band of chased diamonds around the edge and a medallion of leaves on the top of the dome; lid surmounted by a cast pineapple finial; maker' marks stamped on the base, the edge of the lid and twice on the body below the rim.
Gallery Label: 
This sugar bowl belonged to Mrs. Arthur Levy (Louisa Barnard, 1807-1887).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Florence N. Levy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group