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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Pewter
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on underside of bowl in center: "E S"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 27.633a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE overall, 27.633.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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