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Sugar Bowl

Retailer:
Ball, Tompkins and Black (active 1839–51)
Maker:
Charters, Cann & Dunn (active 1848–1854)
Date:
1848–51
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/4 x 8 7/16 x 5 5/8 in. (18.4 x 21.4 x 14.3 cm); 19 oz. 10 dwt. (605.7 g) Body: H. 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm); 16 oz. 15 dwt. (521.3 g) Cover: H. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm); Diam. 3 3/16 in. (8.1 cm); 2 oz. 14 dwt. (84.4 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mali, 1944
Accession Number:
44.117.4a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: FC

Marking: marked on underside of body: BALL TOMPKINS & BLACK (in semi-circular banner) / [arm and hammer in oval]; N[pellet]Y (in rectangle) (twice); [indecipherable (maybe a tree) in oval]
John Taylor Johnston, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mali, New York, until 1944
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