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Sugar Bowl And Lid (England), late 18th century

This is a Sugar bowl and lid. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is moulded and thrown unglazed stoneware (black basalt), encaustic silver decoration. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Mirror, ca. 1760
  • carved, gessoed and gilt pine, mirrored glass.
  • Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.
  • 1968-158-4

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (a, b: overall): 14.9 x 9.2 cm (5 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.) H x diam. (a: bowl): 7.8 x 9.1 cm (3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 7.1 x 9.2 cm (2 13/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Impressed marks on bottom of (a) "WEDGEWOOD"

Cite this object as

Sugar Bowl And Lid (England), late 18th century; Previously owned by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt (American, 1864–1924); moulded and thrown unglazed stoneware (black basalt), encaustic silver decoration; H x diam. (a, b: overall): 14.9 x 9.2 cm (5 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.) H x diam. (a: bowl): 7.8 x 9.1 cm (3 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 7.1 x 9.2 cm (2 13/16 x 3 5/8 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-306-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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