Sugar Bowl

Irish (Dublin)
1796
Marked by George West (free 1792)


Object Place: Europe, Dublin, Ireland

Dimensions

H. 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.); Diameter of rim: 12.7 cm (5 in.); Weight: 212 gm (6 oz 16 dwt)

Accession Number

30.671

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The plain hemispherical raised bowl has a double row of punch beading around the everted rim and rests on three shell-headed scrolled hoof feet.

Inscription

Engraved on side in monogram, ER .

Markings

On underside, maker's mark GW (Bennett, p. 166, no. 180); harp crowned; date letter z; Hibernia.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 16, 1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall