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Sugar Sifter, "Dundee Pattern"

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1886
DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (13.3 x 4.4 x 2.9 cm)
MARKINGS stamped on back: "1847 ROGERS BROS. A1 (logo)"
SIGNATURE Unsigned
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.84
CREDIT LINE Gift of Joseph V. Garry
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sugar sifter, silver-plate. Circular bowl with elongated oval perforations radiating symmetrically from small centered circular perforation. Edge of bowl crimped. Handle arches from bowl. Straight narrow sides of handle flare at mid-point to slightly domed crest with rounded shoulders. Entire handle impressed with parallel diagonal lines at 3/16 in. intervals. Reverse undecorated. Dundee Pattern. CONDITION - Very good original condition; Scratching due to normal wear.
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