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Sugar bowl

2012.62.2AB (RS159397)

Description

Two-handled sugar bowl [a] with cover [b]; Body of sugar bowl is decorated with a freize of flowers, crescent moons, oak leaves and acorns. Both sides engraved with center medallion surrounded by garlands of leaves. One medallion has an engraved "P" in the center. Stepped base, cover has an urn finial.

Details

Maker
Alfred & George Welles (Silversmith)
Date
1806-1811
Inscriptions
"P" (Engraved)
"A & G. WELLES" (stamped)
"RE to CP" (Engraved)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Sugar
silver (metal)
sugar bowls
Dimensions
8 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.62.2AB
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
265932

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