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Sugar bowl with lid (part of three-piece demitasse service)

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Incuse, sans serif mark "STERLING / ENTIRELY HAND / WROUGHT" on base of vessel; incuse script mark "J. F. Davis, Jr." follows below.

Provenance

From the artist's collection.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of John F. Davis, Sr.

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

about 1955

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

H. 8.3 cm; Diameter of hexagonal foot: 6.4 cm.; weight:: 231.4 gm.

Accession Number

2002.403.3a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, rosewood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware