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Sugar bowl with lid

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The raised one-piece body of the bowl is bulb-shaped with an everted, scalloped rim and circular splayed and stepped molded foot. Repousséd and chased grapes and leaves are arranged in an asymetrical manner around the bowl. Reserves encircled with C-scrolls and flowers are centered on the...

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Inscription

"CBC" engraved in looping entwined script inside a reserve shaped by asymetrical scrolls centered on the front.

Marks

"H. B. STANWOOD & CO." in a curve (twice), "BOSTON" (twice) and "Coin" struck incuse on bottom

Provenance

The sugar bowl was probably owned by Mary Caroline ("Carrie" ) Brooks Champney (see 1973.645). It descended through the Brooks family to the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Alice Brooks Spark Wendling

about 1853–61

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

19 x 16 x 13.6 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.644

Medium or Technique

Coin silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware