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Sugar Bowl

Maker:
Harvey Lewis (ca. 1783–1835)
Date:
1827
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 7/8 x 7 7/16 x 5 1/2 in. (20 x 18.9 x 14 cm); 24 oz. 11 dwt. (762.8 g) Foot: Diam. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm) Body: H. 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm); 20 oz. 11 dwt. (639.4 g) Cover: 3 oz. 19 dwt. (123.4 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, 1968
Accession Number:
68.130.6a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body: [coat of arms with crest above and motto below in banner. Motto reads: FACIE TENUS]
engraved on foot in script: S.W.W. April 1912

Marking: marked twice on underside of body: H.LEWIS (in serrated rectangle)
descended in the Wheeler family; Mrs. Arthur C. Steinbach, Montclair, New Jersey, until 1968
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