Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1807-1808

GUSN

GUSN-640

Description

A: Body: Rectangular in section, seamed at one side under handle. Applied gadrooned rim; sides curved and taper to 4 vertical ball feet at corners. Two scroll handles attached at rim with acanthus leaf, and at two points on the base. Repousse and chased rococo decoration of flowers and scrolls with central cartouche. B: White bag marked "sugar bowl. "

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
gadrooning
repoussé
silver (metal)
acanthus (motif)
cartouches (ornament)
Silver
Gadrooned
Repousse
Acanthus
Cartouche
BOWL, SUGAR

Inscription

Struck on sides: [London 1807 & 1808 marks]

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Elliot, William, 1807 C-1814 C (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5 x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.673AB