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Sugar Bowl

Maker:
William G. Forbes (1751–1840)
Date:
1800–1810
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/16 x 8 7/8 x 3 3/4 in. (15.7 x 22.5 x 9.5 cm); 14 oz. 12 dwt. (454.1 g) Base: 3 15/16 x 2 9/16 in. (10 x 6.5 cm) Body: H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); 9 oz. 17 dwt. (306 g) Cover: 2 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 9/16 in. (6 x 14.3 x 9 cm); 4 oz. 15 dwt. (148.1 g)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.555a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in script: JNW
lightly scratched on underside: 11[?] " 18 / MLE (the " is centered between the numbers)

Marking: marked twice on underside: W.G. FORBES (in conforming rectangle) (the "ORBES" are slightly smaller caps)
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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