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From the Collection of Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital 300 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe Victoria

Description
Stainless steel sugar bowl with single hinge lid with single knob and two oval like handles, on opposite sides, Bell like in shape. Cutout in lid for spoon location is representative of a rectangular shape.
Size
Height 8cm with knob 9cm. Diameter at base 94mm, at top 75mm. Diameter with handles 150mm.
Object Registration
001
Keywords
sugar bowl, stainless steel, kitchen ware, repatriation general hospital heidelberg
Historical information
Used in the hospital setting as general kitchen ware. For patients and staff in dining rooms.
Stainless steel selected due to robust nature. Reflects an earlier era before individual serves, bulk sugar being the only availability.
When Made
c.1947
Made By
Untitled (Maker)
Significance
Significant as it is reflective of an earlier era and a somewhat expensive and decorative piece that is no longer in use in society.
Inscriptions & Markings
Embossed on lid "R.G.H.H". Embossed on bottom "EXHIBIT/ E.R.N.S.AS"
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM