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Sugar bowl

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1876-1877 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barnard - Edward, John & William (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver parcel gilt, gilt inside, partly gilt outside, raised body, cast handles and rim

  • Museum number:

    M.26A-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 67, The Whiteley Galleries, case 16, shelf 2

Physical description

Sugar bowl, (part of a three piece tea service). Urn shaped body with engraving similar to that of the teapot (M.26-1981) and with the same crest; two handles, smaller versions of the teapot handle. Gilt interior.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1876-1877 (made)

Artist/maker

Barnard - Edward, John & William (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver parcel gilt, gilt inside, partly gilt outside, raised body, cast handles and rim

Marks and inscriptions

On the base: maker J EBW J for Edward, John and William Barnard, duty, sterling, leopard head, date letter A (1876-77), “X”, “125”, scratched “1872”

Crest - a Gryphon / Eagle’s head holding an implement (arrow?) in its mouth.
Unidentified

London hallmarks for 1876-77

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.3 cm, Height: 8,6 cm, Length: 12.0 cm

Descriptive line

Silver-gilt, London hallmarks for 1876-7, mark of Edward, John and William Barnard.

Materials

Silver; Gold

Techniques

Raising; Engraving (incising); Gilding

Subjects depicted

Griffins; Cranes (birds); Crests; Leaves; Dragonfly; Bamboo

Categories

Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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