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Object Name: Sugar bowl with lid
Date: ca. 1810
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Medium: Silver
Dimensions: Overall: 7 x 8 3/8 x 4 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 21.3 x 10.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Seamed silver sugar bowl with lid; bowl has oval, boat-shaped body with an applied foliate footring, convex body with applied, die rolled grapevine frieze, and concave shoulder raised to a vertically applied, foliate rim band; bowl is supported on four cast ball feet; rectangular lid is flat at edges and raised to a rectangular platform at center with an applied, cast prone animal finial; two cast, animal head loop handles are attached to the upper body with acanthus leaf joints; engraved, "B" in script at the center of the body; makers hallmarks stamped along the base.
Credit Line: Gift of Adelaide Milton de Groot
Object Number: 1947.4ab
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Marks: engraved: center of body: "B" in script stamped: on base: "C & I. W. FORBES" in a rectangle, twice between two five-pointed stars in circles and an anchor in a rectangle

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This sugar bowl belonged to Mrs. John Bissell (Martha Coggeshall Holly).