On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
"Burger" [in script within shaped rectangle] "N York" [in script]
Gift of Samuel E. Haslett
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John Burger (American, active 1780-1805). Sugar Bowl, ca. 1795. Silver, height: 9 13/16 in. (25 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Samuel E. Haslett, 20.787. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.787_acetate_bw.jpg)
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Urn-shaped bowl with square plinth, circular stem and ovoid bowl. The circular cover terminates in an urn-shaped finial. There is a narrow scalloped border around the circular base and around the cover. Two other borders of small, repeated patterns encircle the rim of bowl and cover. Around the bowl festoons of leaves and flowers are arranged, ascending to three peaks. From two of these peaks, medallions are suspended by knots of ribbons; script initials are enclosed in them.
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