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Accession Number: 1980.96.444.1

Physical Description: Silver-plated brass sugar bowl. Geometric design with stylized flowers inside triangular shapes. Four splayed feet with similar motif. Crest of stylized flowers and rectangular shape. Two angular handles on sides. Lid is circular convex shape, floral motif-stylized inside three leaf clover design.

History of Object: Label: "1860's. Christopher Strieby home. Silver creamer, sugar bowl, spoon holder." Found at Kaw Mission site with no accession number, February 1980.

Date: 1885

Dimensions (in cm): a) sugar bowl - H: 6 5/8"; W: 7 5/8"; Diam: 4 3/8" b) sugar bowl lid - H: 1 3/4"; Diam: 3 1/4"

Marks/Inscriptions: [stamped on center bottom of each] [manufacturer's trademark - circular] [lion in center holding flower] Meriden Silver Pate Co. / Quadruple Pate. / [outside trademark] 1420 || [on bottom above trademark] SS. ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Morris County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Council Grove (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Kaw Mission State Historic Site
    Individual: Strieby, Christopher H., 1836-

Creators and Contributors

    Meriden Silver Plate Company

Status: Cataloged

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