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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Joseph Shoemaker, American, 1765–1829

Sugar bowl with cover

ca. 1800–1805

Silver

see remarks: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Nathalie Penrose Swetland in memory of William Rex Penrose
1966.87.1a-b
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 230, no. 909.

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