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Sugar bowl

Description

Bulbous octagonal form of alternating lobed and flat panels on a reel shaped pedestal and shaped paneled and lobed foot that conforms to body. Two double "C" scroll handles. Domed octagonal conforming lid w/ ebony flower form knop.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Maker)
Date
1840-1860
Inscriptions
? and incised on bottom: ?: ""90/ James/ Dixon & Sons/ 1843C"" Incised: ""Little""
Location of origin
Sheffield
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
britannia metal
ebony (wood)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
BOWL, SUGAR
Britannia
britannia metal
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
sugar bowls
tin (metal)
Dimensions
8.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.471.2AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14491

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