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Object Name: Sugar bowl with lid
Date: 1875-1900
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Medium: Pewter, silver plating
Dimensions: Overall: 6 x 7 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 15.2 x 18.1 x 11.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Oval baluster shaped silver plated pewter sugar bowl with scrolled handles and domed lid with ball finial; applied medallion of bust and two laurel wreathes.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Howard B. Spencer
Object Number: 1944.335ab
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Marks: struck: beneath base: "H.B. THORP & Co."; "1750" engraved: beneath base: "French's Hotel"

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According to the donor, this sugar bowl and lid were used at French's hotel located at Park Row, New York City. Colonel Richard French, the donor's maternal grandfather, was the proprietor.