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    Patriotic Eagle: Most Unusual Antebellum Period Lidded Sugar Bowl. Fancy, openwork silver plate form into which is set a brilliant ruby glass liner which is seen as a background color through the openwork surrounding the eagle. Beautiful condition on this unusual item. Diameter of liner 4". Overall height 7.25". We sold an example with a blue liner from the Ed Gillette Collection in 2008 for over $5,000. The inside of the lid has an oval plaque reading "Jh. Johnston & Co. New. York. 150 Bowery." The inside of the base is crudely inscribed "J.H.J."

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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