Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Tea Service
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (8.6 x 15.6 x 14 cm) (show scale)
Inscribed on bottom [in gothic letters]: "Eurana"
Marks on bottom: "SHREVE & CO / SAN FRANCISCO / STERLING"
Scratched initials: "JP" below stamp and "//" above stamp
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Silberberg, by exchange
Silver sugar bowl (a) and lid (b); eight-lobed, flattened, gourd-shaped, hand-raised body, which widens toward bottom and sits on narrow foot rim. The circular lid (b) has eight lobes and a pointed four-lobed finial. Two bifurcated squared-off handle sockets are attached to body with four rivets each. All silver surfaces are hammered except finial. Part of three-piece service.
CONDITION: Good, some minor scratches.
Shreve & Company (founded 1852). Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Tea Service, ca. 1910. Silver, wood, 3 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (8.6 x 15.6 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Silberberg, by exchange, 1989.22.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1989.22.3a-b.jpg)
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