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Sugar Bowl with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, cane
DATES 1959
DIMENSIONS 3 5/8 x 6 1/16 x 5 3/4 in. (9.2 x 15.4 x 14.6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Scratched on bottom in script: "M. Jerry 59"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.158.3a-b
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Michael Jerry (American, 20th century). Sugar Bowl with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set, 1959. Pewter, cane, 3 5/8 x 6 1/16 x 5 3/4 in. (9.2 x 15.4 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1993.158.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.158.1a-b-.4_bw.jpg)
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), with caning. Bowl has ovoid body raised on foot ring; straight sides; two opposing squared handles, grips wrapped in caning strips. Flat conforming lid with U-shaped cut out at one side to accommodate spoon; handle formed with two slightly splayed struts that support an arching grip wrapped in caning. Condition: Good; light scratches overall and some spotting; caning is loose in some places.
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