Sugar bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-14491

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

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
britannia metal
ebony (wood)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Britannia
Ebony
BOWL, SUGAR

Inscription

? and incised on bottom: ?: ""90/ James/ Dixon & Sons/ 1843C"" Incised: ""Little""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Maker)

Location of Origin

Sheffield

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.471.2AB