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Sugar Bowl with lid, part of four-piece tea service

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The sugar bowl was formed into an elliptical form with shaped sides; it has solid curved handles. The bowl’s domed top has a turned oval finial.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / H” struck on bottom of sugar bowl, near edge.

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest; by descent to Alma Bent, Stone’s cousin, from whom the Museum purchased the piece.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund

about 1922

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

12 x 16 x 8.4 cm (4 3/4 x 6 5/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.229a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware