Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 15.9 x 7.9 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside of sugar bowl (a): "HEIRLOOM / EP [within triangle]"
Gift of Jewel Stern
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Niagra Falls Silver Co., a Division of Oneida Silversmiths (1877 to present). Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line, ca. 1955. Silverplate, wood, 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 15.9 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2003.11.4a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.11.4a-b.jpg)
overall, 2003.11.4a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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"Heirloom" silverplate sugar bowl (a) and lid (b), wooden accents. Sugar bowl (a) has flat ovoid base, slightly bulging body, and swooping top edge at ovoid opening; two opposing handles, each is a wooden cylinder that tapers in at center, joined to body with curving metal struts that cap the top and bottom ends of handle. Conforming, slightly concave lid with wooden cylindrical finial that flares out at top.
CONDITION: Good, some light scratches around sugar bowl and loss of finish around top of finial.
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