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The Cube Sugar Bowl, ca. 1915–16

This is a sugar bowl. It was designed by Robert Crawford Johnson and manufactured by Thomas Webb & Sons and distributed by Cube Teapots, Ltd.. It is dated ca. 1915–16 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is silver-plated metal, gilding (interior). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Nicholas Harris. It is credited Gift of Nicholas Harris, London.

Its dimensions are

7 x 9 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Stamped underside "THE 'CUBE' TRADE MARK/Regd No.693781/CUBE TEAPOTS LTD LEICESTER" and "SOLE MANUFACTURER IN METAL T.W.& S." Stamped inside box: "The 'Cube' TRADE MARK/Regd No 6937831/CUBE TEAPOTS Ltd. LEICESTER" "SOLE MANUFACTURERS IN METAL T.W. & S." ¤

Cite this object as

The Cube Sugar Bowl, ca. 1915–16; Designed by Robert Crawford Johnson (b. 1883); England; silver-plated metal, gilding (interior); 7 x 9 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.); Gift of Nicholas Harris, London; 1986-12-2

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