Covered sugar bowl

about 1885
Manufactured by James W. Tufts Company (American, 1875–1915)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 13 x 8.6 cm (4 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.83.3a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver-plated metal

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Provenance

Sold at Christie’s New York, January 17, 2008 as “Property from a personal Collection of American Aesthetic movement Silver,” purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Gift of Mrs. Charles Sumner Bird, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Walker, and Bequest of Maury A. Bromsen