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Sugar Bowl

1968.143AB (RS209510)

Description

Porcelain handled sugar bowl. Pink lustre vine and foliate design with superimposed paint on body and cover. Floral molded finial. Lustre accents on handles and finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Inscriptions
Handwritten on piece of paper inside sugar bowl [on Frank D. Woodbury, M.D. notepaper]: ""About 1915 Miss Mary Sullivan of Turnball? Ave., Wakefield, gave these dishes to F.T.W. Miss Sullivan was housekeeper for Mr. and Mrs. S.K. Williams of Boston. Mrs. Williams gave these dishes to Miss Sullivan to keep for her and they were never claimed. The sugar bowl, pitcher and cups were bought from John Adams when he broke up his house in Boston to go to Washington to be President, and had been in the Williams family. The blue plate, (not an Adams) greatly mended, belonged in the Williams family. R.A.W. July 1925.""
Material
hand-painted
luster (optical property)
overglazing
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Bowl, Serving
Bowl, Sugar
hand-painted
luster (optical property)
overglazing
porcelain
sugar bowls
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1968.143AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury
GUSN
47539

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