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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Unknown
CULTURE American
DATES 1770–1810
DIMENSIONS 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters
PROVENANCE Prior provenance not yet documented; prior to 1948, acquired by Marion Louise Smith Peters of Brooklyn, NY; 1950, bequeathed by Marion Louise Smith Peters to the Brooklyn Museum.
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Footed pewter sugar bowl (a) with lid (b), 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 knob finial. CONDITION: Good; light scratches and spots of discoloration on exterior; deep scratches on interior, especially in center; corrosion around underside of lid; small dings in foot.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Unknown. Sugar Bowl with Lid, 1770–1810. Pewter, 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.86a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.86_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 50.141.86_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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