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Sugar urn with cover

Object Number: 
1987.31ab
Date: 
1791 -1793
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/8 x 3 x 3 in. ( 26.4 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Monogram: "MEH" Maker's Marks: V. V. & S.
Description: 
Pineapple finial on cover; monogram: "MEH"; makers marks: V. V. & S. in rectangle on bottom in two corners; eagle in diamond on bottom in other two corners.
Gallery Label: 
Silver urn purchased by the New-York Historical Society from Henry Hornblower the III.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group