The sugar bowl has a separate unmarked cover and paired handles.
"A E H" in shaded Old English capitals engraved, possibly later, on side.
"J.Sayre" in script in shaped cartouche struck on underside.
According to the donor, the original owner was Anne Erwin (1803-1854), wife of Henry Hitchcock (1792-1839); to their son Ethan Allen Hitchcock (1835-1909) and Margaret Collier, m. 1869; to their daughter, Anne Erwin Hitchcock (1875-1960) and Admiral William S. Sims, m. 1905; to their daughter Anne Sims Morrison (b. 1914), nee Anne Hitchcock Sims, the donor.
Gift of Anne Sims Morison in memory of my mother, Mrs. William S. Sims
Federal period, about 1821