Overall: 7 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 21.6 x 10.8 cm )
Silver Weight: 16 oz (troy) 13 dwt (518 g)
engraved: in shield-shaped reserve: "L S L H"
Mark: stamped on base: "GALE & WILLIS/ NEW-YORK/ 925 STERLING"
Seamed silver sugar bowl with lid; curved and fluted ovoid body with a flat applied base and shoulder with a raised convex lip decorated with simple steel-roller die lines; all over steel roller-die cut engraving in geometric and floral patterns with a shield shaped reserve on each side; oval domed lid with an steel roller engraved border and an urn shaped finial; squared silver handles with steel roller-die engraving; "L S L H" engraved in the front shield-shaped reserve in gothic letters.
Gift of Sarah Lawrence Horn and Mary Thurston Horn
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