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William Thomson (working 1809-1845). Sugar Bowl, ca. 1820. Silver, 7 7/8 x 9 1/4 in. (20 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Chester Dale, 64.76.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 64.76.1-.4_bw.jpg)
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Part of a four-piece service. Squat two-handled oval-based silver sugar bowl with separate cover. A seated lamb is finial on dome of cover over repoussé foliate pattern. A continuous band of bundles of wheat is the border around the lip and the bottom and top of the foot of the bowl. Around the shoulder is a repeating band of: bundles of wheat, windmill, beehives, water mill, haystack cover, scythe and hatchel, rake and plow, wagon and homestead. The two handles are plain, curving ear-shaped in rococo spirit.
CONDITION: Some bumps.
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