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Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silverplate, wood
  • Place Manufactured: Sherrill, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1955
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 15.9 x 7.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on underside of sugar bowl (a): "HEIRLOOM / EP [within triangle]"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.11.4a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Niagra Falls Silver Co., a Division of Oneida Silversmiths (1877 to present). Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line, ca. 1955. Silverplate, wood, 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 15.9 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2003.11.4a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 2003.11.4a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "Heirloom" silverplate sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), wooden accents. Sugar bowl (a) has flat ovoid base, slightly bulging body, and swooping top edge at ovoid opening; two opposing handles, each is a wooden cylinder that tapers in at center, joined to body with curving metal struts that cap the top and bottom ends of handle. Conforming, slightly concave lid with wooden cylindrical finial that flares out at top. CONDITION: Good, some light scratches around sugar bowl and loss of finish around top of finial.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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