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Sugar Bowl with Lid, Part of Three-Piece Set

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver
DATES ca. 1826-1828
DIMENSIONS 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (14.7 x 21.6 x 13.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom: "PB&C / N-YORK" (each in rectangle)
INSCRIPTIONS Monogram engraved in script on front: "DJW"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.151.3a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Marcelle H. Littell
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Pelletreau, Bennet & Cooke (Maltsby Pelletreau, John Bennett, D.C.). Sugar Bowl with Lid, Part of Three-Piece Set, ca. 1826-1828. Silver, 9 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (14.7 x 21.6 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcelle H. Littell, 1995.151.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1995.151.3a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver sugar bowl (a) with lid (b); part of a three-piece set with teapot and creamer (1995.151.1-.2). (a) Bowl: ovoid body sits on stepped oval pedestal base with die-rolled band of a guilloche of leaves surrounding flowers at bottom of foot. Body is lobed in lower section and has a die-rolled band of scrolls and flowers at shoulder; above this, body steps back to rim of a die-rolled band matching foot band. Two double scrolled handles with scrolled thumb rest. Monogram in script on front: "DJW". (b) Lid has high dome terminating in slightly domed oval finial ornamented with scrolls surrounding blossom on stem. CONDITION: Foot crushed at pedestal on side opposite monogram. Deep dent on central lobe on side opposite monogram. Shallow dent under "W" of monogram and on lobe to left of this; long, flat dent on lower section of lob to right of monogram.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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