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Sugar sifter

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The sifter has a stamped gothic-style pattern with pointed arches, quatrefoil, crockets on stem front and back; threaded sides front and back, upturned stem end; round bowl perforated with circles and stars.

Inscription

"LA to EMB" in script on the back of the stem.

Marks

Stamped manufacturing logo of William Gale & Son, "G&S (in an oval) / circle / 1850 (in a diamond)" and "Henry B. Stanwood" stamped in a rectangle on the back of the stem and "Patented 1847" in uppercase letters stamped in an oblong rectangle.

Provenance

History unknown prior to 1982, when given to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert F. Trent in memory of Emma Sophie Trent (1881-1966)

1850

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

190, Falino and Ward

Dimensions

6.4 x 20.2 cm (2 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.176

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver flatware