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Sugar bowl and lid

Higher Level Record: 1978.175
ID Number: 1978.175.10 a,b
Title: Sugar bowl and lid
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: sugar bowls
lids (covers)
Collection Type: Metals
Artist/Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Company (silversmith) -- More information
E. A. Tyler (retailer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: Between 1848 and 1865
Process/Technique: silversmithing
Materials: coin silver
Diameter: 4 inches Height in inches: 9 inches
Object Description Silver chased sugar bowl with leaf-shaped handles. The bowl has a scrollwork heart with a floral motif engraved on each side and a beaded border around both the lid and the foot.
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
Sugar bowl
between 1848 and 1865; coin silver
by Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Providence, RI)
E. A. Tyler, retailer (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, 1978.175.10 a,b
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
Inscription(s): bottom center
"30 / [mark of lion] [mark of anchor] [mark of G] / E. A. Tyler, N. O. / Coin"
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Fine and Decorative Arts
Subjects: Tableware -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- 19th century.
Condition: Good
Related Works: Identification No.: 1978.175.1-106
Title: 245 pieces of flatware, 17 miscellaneous silver items and 5 pistols
Medium: Silver

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