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Sugar Bowl with Cover

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES ca. 1868
DIMENSIONS 5 x 7 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (12.7 x 18.4 x 13.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom: "Tiffany & Company / 1516 / M Quality 925-1000 M / 2740 / 550 Broadway"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on body on one side of sugar bowl: "Presented to / Peter B. Anderson / by the / Old Dominion Steamship Co. / 1868." Inscribed on the opposite side of the body: a large paddle wheel steamboat.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Eleanor Keveney in memory of Clarence A. Pratt
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver sugar bowl (a) with cover (b), one of a five-piece service. Globular body with modified Greek key band around mid-section. Slightly dome-shaped cover with berry finial, angular handles joined to the body with fleur-de-lis terminals. CONDITION: Two dents in cover, four dents in body of bowl.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). Sugar Bowl with Cover, ca. 1868. Silver, 5 x 7 1/4 x 5 3/8 in. (12.7 x 18.4 x 13.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Eleanor Keveney in memory of Clarence A. Pratt, 71.144.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.144.3a-b_front.jpg)
IMAGE front, 71.144.3a-b_front.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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