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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Unknown
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on underside of bowl in center: "E S"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 27.633a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Footed pewter sugar bowl with lid, Philadelphia type. Round bowl is stepped and has two incised lines on outside of top edge; supported on round, stepped foot rim. Fitted lid is stepped dome with bulbous finial. CONDITION: Fair; pitting and spots of discoloration all over; deep scratches on inside of bowl in center; jagged pit mark on outside of bowl near top; lid has small hairline crack near edge.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Unknown. Sugar Bowl with Lid, late 19th century. Pewter, 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.633a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.633.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 27.633.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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