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Sugar Bowl

1971.1453.1 (RS118169)

Description

Open sugar bowl with a machine border. 2-handled circular body based on Greek crater. Molded base edged with uneven gadrooning. Wide reeding with stippling and plain band engraved "R". Flat molded C-shaped handles with out-turned tips and a gilt washed interior.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1868
Inscriptions
On a silver bag label it reads: sugar cream- /Japanese silver/wedding present from Mr. and Mrs. Beaman.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
gadrooning
gilding
silver (metal)
sterling silver
stipple engraving (printing process)
wash technique
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOWL, SUGAR
Foliate
foliation (pattern)
Gadrooned
gadrooning
gilding
Gilt Wash
scrolling foliage
silver (metal)
Sterling Silver
sterling silver
Stipple Engraved
stipple engraving (printing process)
sugar bowls
wash technique
Dimensions
3 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1453.1
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12104

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