Shreve & Company (founded 1852). <em>Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Tea Service</em>, 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)

Sugar Bowl and Lid, from Three Piece Tea Service

Artist:Shreve & Company

Medium: Silver, wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1910

Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in. (8.6 x 15.6 x 14 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 1989.22.3a-b

Image: CUR.1989.22.3a-b.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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