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Created by:
George Linsenmayer  Search this
Used by:
Wormley Hotel, American, 1871 - 1897  Search this
James Wormley, American, 1819 - 1884  Search this
silver-plated metal
H x W x D (Overall): 3 5/8 × 5 × 3 13/16 in. (9.2 × 12.7 × 9.7 cm)
H x W x D (Without lid): 2 1/16 × 5 × 3 3/4 in. (5.2 × 12.7 × 9.5 cm)
H x W x D (Lid): 1 1/2 × 3 3/16 × 3 3/16 in. (3.8 × 8.1 × 8.1 cm)
sugar bowls
Place made:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
A silver plated sugar bowl and lid, used at Wormley's Hotel in Washington, DC. The bowl is round, with a slightly flared rim. It has two (2) curved handles attached on opposite sides near the bowl rim and an attached, rounded platform base with rim. The fully detachable lid has a rounded knob at center and a spoon notch, and a smaller concentric ring around the top of the lid at its midway point. The bowl is engraved on one side with the name [Wormley] in cursive writing. On the bottom of the bowl is the manufacturer's information [MF'D & PLATED /BY /LINSENBAYER A1].
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Thomas Lewis
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture