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Sugar bowl

Maker:
Myer Myers (1723–1795)
Date:
1772–76
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/8 x 4 3/16 in. (16.8 x 10.6 cm); 8 oz. 19 dwt. (278.6 g) Foot: Diam. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) Bowl: H. 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm); 7 oz. (217.6 g) Cover: 2 1/4 x 3 1/16 in. (5.7 x 7.8 cm); 1 oz. 19 dwt. (61 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Goelet Gift, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.244.3a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: DR
lightly scratched on underside: oz / 9 " 5 1/2

Marking: marked twice on underside in script: Myers (in shaped surround) [one of the marks is double-struck.]
Abraham Brinckerhoff, New York; descended in the Brinkerhoff family, New York
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