Sugar Bowl with Lid
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of bowl in center: "E S"
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
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Unknown. Sugar Bowl with Lid, late 19th century. Pewter, 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.633a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.633.jpg)
overall, 27.633.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Footed pewter sugar bowl with lid, Philadelphia type. Round bowl is stepped and has two incised lines on outside of top edge; supported on round, stepped foot rim. Fitted lid is stepped dome with bulbous finial.
CONDITION: Fair; pitting and spots of discoloration all over; deep scratches on inside of bowl in center; jagged pit mark on outside of bowl near top; lid has small hairline crack near edge.
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