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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2020.200
People
Simeon Soumaine, American (London c. 1685 - c. 1750 New York, New York)
Title
Sugar Dish
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
c. 1750
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/369958
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)
120 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • maker's mark: under base, stamped: SS [in square punch] [mark of Simeon Soumaine]
  • coat of arms: side, engraved: [arms of James Alexander and Mary Spratt]
  • monogram: under base, engraved: A. / J. [cinquefoil] M. [monogram of James Alexander and Mary Spratt]
Provenance
James Alexander (1690-1756) and Mary Spratt (1693-1760), New York. [Firestone & Parson, Boston]. [Sotheby's, New York, January 18, 2003, lot 877]. Daniel and Susan Pollack, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2020
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Pollack Collection, gift of Daniel A. Pollack AB ’60 and Susan F. Pollack AB ’64
Accession Year
2020
Object Number
2020.200
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Footed "rice-bowl" shape with rococo chasing
Publication History

Jeanne Sloane, Early American Silver in the collection of Daniel A. Pollack, Privately Published (Boston [?], 2019), cat. no. 12, repr.

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