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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silverplate
DATES 1943-early 1950s
DIMENSIONS 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (6 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside in a circle containing "MERLE F. FABER / PRODUCTS / S. F." Impressed below circle: "QUADRUPLE PLATE"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jewel Stern
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CAPTION Merle F. Faber (American, 1891-1980). Sugar Bowl with Lid, 1943-early 1950s. Silverplate, 2 3/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (6 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2004.12.4a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2004.12.3_2004.12.4a-b_bw.jpg)
IMAGE group, 2004.12.3_2004.12.4a-b_bw.jpg.
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver-plated sugar bowl (a) with lid (b). Sugar bowl (a) is a squat cylindrical bowl, slightly rounded at bottom to flat base, straight-edged opening; two attached opposing handles in shape of rectangular blocks. Lid (b) is slightly domed with cube finial fits over top edge of bowl. CONDITION: Good, light scratching and tarnish.
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