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Sugar Bowl and Cover

Artist:
John Bayly (American, ca. 1720–1789)
Date:
ca. 1765
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 3/4 in. (13.3 x 14.6 cm); 12 oz. 3 dwt. (377.9 g) Foot: Diam. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Body: H. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); 9 oz. (279.9 g) Cover: 1 7/8 x 4 in. (4.8 x 10.2 cm); 3 oz. 3 dwt. (98 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1939
Accession Number:
39.23a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: lightly scratched on underside of body: oz d[superscript "t"] gs / 12 " 16 [pellet] 12

Marking: marked on underside of body: IB (in rounded rectangle)
According to the bill of sale, originally owned by Pierre Van Cortlandt (1721–1814); by descent through the Van Cortlandt, Van Wyck, and Wells families to Baroness Gertrude de Graffenreid (1859–1944), Westchester County, NY; [keep in even though no proof?] with Robert Ensko Inc., New York; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1939
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