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Sugar Bowl and Lid

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 5 x 4 in. (7 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS on bottom: P in diamond surrounded by QUADRUPLE PLATE in a circle surrounded by PAIR MFG CO/. NEW BEDFORD MASS.; 20 28 below.
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.160.3a-b
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION Pairpoint Manufacturing Company (1880-1929). Sugar Bowl and Lid, ca. 1885. Silver-plate, 2 3/4 x 5 x 4 in. (7 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1990.160.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 1990.160.1-.5_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), silver-plated white metal. Circular foot rim above, which is slightly, bellied body crumpled with alternating vertical and circular dents; shallow neck and ruffled rim. Two handles each bifurcated at upper juncture and with cast decoration of leaves; twining vine near lower junctures. Flat lid (b) with applied loop handle bifurcated at one juncture and with cast leaf decoration. Body and lid in matte finish. Part of a set 1990.160.1 -.5. CONDITION - Normal wear. Some dents and scratches to surface of lid.
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Sugar Bowl and Lid