Covered Sugar Bowl
Date ca. 1791
Manufacturer:Jeremiah Andrews, American, 1741 - 1817
Dimensions Overall: 10 x 4 1/4 in. (25.4 x 10.8 cm)
Medium Silver
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., in honor of Henry Clay Hofheimer, II, for his years of wise stewardship on behalf of the Museum
Description Inverted pear shape raised on a square foot and with a shield shape engraved monogram "PCR". Lip has a pierced gallery into which cover fits. Cover is surmounted by a pineapple.
Exhibition History"A Tricentennial Celebration: Norfolk 1682-1982," Exhibition was held at The Chrysler Museum from January 23 - July 18, 1982.
"Treasures for the Table: Silver from the Chrysler Museum," The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va., June 15 - August 6, 1989; R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana, September 30 - November 25, 1989; Columbia Museum, Columbia, S.C., December 16, 1989 - February 10, 1990; The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Ga., March 10 - May 5, 1990; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Museum of Art, Utica, N.Y., June 2 - July 28, 1990; Huntington Galleries, Huntington, W.V., August 25 - October 20, 1990; Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Ga., November 17, 1990 - January 12, 1991; The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, February 15 - March 17, 1991.
"Silver from the Chrysler Museum," The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va., Decorative Arts Gallery, September 16, 1993 - February 11, 1994.
"Place, Setting & Time: Early Tidewater Silver," Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Portsmouth, Va., May 27 - September 4, 2005.
"The Norfolk Rooms," Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk, VA, opened August 16, 2014.
Published ReferencesBetsy L. Fahlman, Beth N. Rossheim, David W. Steadman, and Peter Stewart, _A Tricentennial Celebration: Norfolk 1682-1982_, exh. cat., The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va., 1982, 82, fig. 81-82. ISBN: 0-940744-36-8
_Antiques_ magazine, March 1984, ill. 574.
Essays by David Revere McFadden, entries by Mark A. Clark, _Treasures for the Table: Silver from the Chrysler Museum_, exh. cat., The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Va., 1989, 108-109, No. 73 for photo and information. ISBN: 1-55595-012-4
Inscriptions Stamped on underside of base: "J. Andrews/Norfolk".
Object Label Cream Jug and Covered Sugar Bowl, ca. 1791 Silver Gifts of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. in honor of Henry Clay Hofheimer II, for his years of wise stewardship of the Museum 83.596–.597
Object Number 83.597