sugar bowl w/lid

Object Number: 
1944.335ab
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Pewter, silver plating
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 18.1 x 11.1 cm )
Marks: 
struck: beneath base: "H.B. THORP & Co."; "1750" engraved: beneath base: "French's Hotel"
Description: 
Oval baluster shaped silver plated pewter sugar bowl with scrolled handles and domed lid with ball finial; applied medallion of bust and two laurel wreathes.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this sugar bowl and lid were used at French's hotel located at Park Row, New York City. Colonel Richard French, the donor's maternal grandfather, was the proprietor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Howard B. Spencer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group