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Object ID 1987.013.001
Object Name Bowl, Sugar
Collection Household/Domestic
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Albert Morse
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1825
Description Wooden sugar bowl on a slightly raised round foot with three raised ridges encircling the body horizontally. The lid has a ball finial. There are two hand-written labels ownership/history labels are adhered to the inside of the lid. There is also a brass plaque on the inside of the lid with text: Spraunce House / 1211 Del. Ave. Wil. Del."
Dimensions H-10.75 Dia-7.125 inches
Dimension Details diameter of foot; 8 1/4" diameter at lip.
Owned Mary Jones Spruance
Provenance The sugar bowl originally belonged to Mary Jones Spruance (1763-1832), the second wife of Presley Spraunce (1752-1837) of Smyrna, Delaware. She was of Welsh decent and the sugar bowl came from her family. The donor is her great, great granddaughter.
Subjects Bowls (Tableware)
Sugar
Search Terms Sugar Bowls
Mary Jones
Spraunce Family
Smyrna
Room Pantry
Material Wood
Place of Origin Smyrna, DE