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Sugar Bowl, of three-piece tea service

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The service, made of heavy-gauge silver, is composed of raised elliptical forms of two different sizes. Softly modulated planishing marks are visible. The finial of the sugar bowl is made of silver.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“MR [conjoined within a square] / STERLING / HAND WROUGHT” struck incuse on base.

Provenance

The donor, a longtime friend of the artist, received the tea service in 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of John E. Goodman

1939

Object Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

7.5 x 11 x 9.1 cm (2 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.62a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware