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Object ID 1960.017.002
Object Name Bowl, Sugar
Collection Silver
Credit line DHS Purchase
Year Range from 1801
Year Range to 1818
Made Thomas McConnell
Makers mark Marked by Thomas McConnell
Description Silver oval sugar bowl on a stepped oval foot with two impressed horizontal bands flanking the monogram. It has simple strap handles, a band of gadrooning at the rim, and a stepped, domed lid that terminates in an urn finial. Inscribed on the underside of the foot is text: "To S H Brian/ M. Hastings".
Dimensions H-8.5 W-8 D-3.75 inches
Dimension Details greatest overall dimensions.
Owned Mary Hastings Brian / Sarah Hastings Brian Morris
Provenance The sugar bowl originally belonged to Mary Hastings, daughter of John & Sarah Hastings of Wilmington. She married Wilmington merchant & shipowner James Brian at Wilmington Friends Meeting on April 20, 1809. The item descended to her daughter Sarah Hastings Brian when she married Samuel Morris in 1833. The donor is the great-granddaughter of the original owner.
Subjects Silver
People McConnell, Thomas
Search Terms Sugar Bowl
Thomas McConnell
Mary Hastings Brian
Sarah Morris
New Castle County
Material Silver
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE