Covered sugar bowl

Modern, in the style of about 1760–80
Artist Unidentified artist (Swedish), Marked by Halstead and Myers (active 1756–1766)


Dimensions

11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.) diam of base: 2 3/4"; diam of rim: 5 1/8" (catalog card)

Accession Number

1973.602a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

The bowl has an inverted pear shaped body with a molded splayed foot. The cover, which fits over the bowl, is a low flattened dome. The bowl is undecorated except for incised lines on the food and cover

Inscription

A
C(dot)S

Markings

H&M in rectangle

Ada Mark * F4753

Provenance

Before 1928, William Moore, or Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; 1928 by descent to his daughter Catherine May Moore and her husband, John Leslie Young; 1967, by inheritance to her son, James Leslie Young and his wife, Mary Read Young; December 12, 1973, sold by Mr. and Mrs. Young to MFA.

Credit Line

Marion E. Davis Fund