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Title:  

Sugar bowl
Date:
c. 1805

Collection:

Creator:
Forbes, William

Content Description: 

Silver sugar bowl (a) and lid (b) by William G. Forbes, New York, in oval form, the bowl's body having chased zig-zag border above convex band with chased intertwined swags around bright-cut cornucopia reserve enclosing monogram "BMH," reverse with date "1780." Stands on spreading rim foot and has ring handles. Lid is pagoda-shaped with urn finial. Underside bears maker's mark of "Forbes" in rectangle, with an eagle's head and the letter "C." See "relations." The bowl (a) and the lid (b) are partnered together.

Physical Description: 

Bowl, Sugar

Location:
2715 Q St. NW,District Of Columbia,Washington,20007
Identifier:
1937.004a

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