|Title:||Amsterdam Silver Co Sugar bowl|
|Description:||Amsterdam Silver co, quadruple plate sugar bowl. 3 1/2 inch high, same wide, round handle on each side.|
|Condition:||good condition except little dent on bottom side. There is a mark on the bottom under the nama but can't read it.|
|Provenance:||Family member probably got it at a flea market years ago.|
|Appraised By:||Anita Bartlett-Picarella|
|Appraiser Comments:||Hello, this is Anita Bartlett-Picarella from New York.
Your request for an appraisal has been referred to me for reply. I have closely examined the information you submitted. My findings are based on this information.
According to Rainwater's Guide to American Silver Manufacturers, the New Amsterdam Silver Company isn't really a manufacturer at all...that's just one hallmark of several used by the Knickerbocker Silver Company (Port Jervis, NY). Successor to J.A. Babcock & Co. in 1894 as Knickerbocker Mfg. Co.; became Knickerbocker Silver Company before 1904. Taken over by Crescent Silverware Mfg. Co., Inc. in 1962.
Therefore, I expect your bowl dates late 19th century.
As it is not in perfect condition, this is a factor in the value.
This bowl was most probably part of an extensive tea service set or other type of tableware set.
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