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Sugar Bowl And Lid (England)

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

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

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  • glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Paul F. Walter.
  • 2010-33-3
  • Tall Green Bloom Urn Urn
  • nylon.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie and from General....
  • 2013-53-1

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

  • Waste Bowl Bowl
  • stoneware (black basalt).
  • Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.
  • 1938-57-308
  • Sidewall (France)
  • block printed on handmade paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1925-1-370
  • 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); Made by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); Previously owned by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt ((American, 1864–1924)); 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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