Van Bergh Cream and Sugar Bowls
This set of Van Bergh Cream and Sugar bowls are of a satin finish style popular in the 1890s and the Van Bergh Silver Plate Co. produced quite a bit of it. The creamer has a ding/dent on left side spout away (@10:00) that can be felt on the outside and seen from the inside, and four smaller ones on the right side - spout away (@1:00, 2:00, & 3:00) that can be felt (@ 2:00 & 3:00) on the outside, all four can be seen from the inside. There are no scratches and it has a good shine, still a nice piece. The Sugar Bowl with No lid has a couple of dents around the middle on either side opposite the handles, and some peck marks on inside - possible repair areas. There is some wear of the shine in these areas also. This piece was used. The Creamer is 3 1/8" (7.9cm) tall to rim, and 3 3/8" (8.6cm) to handle top. With a 3 1/2" (8.9cm) diameter lip, and a 2 3/4" (6.9cm) diameter base. It's weight is 8.9oz (253gr). The Sugar Bowl with no lid is 3 3/8" (8.6cm) tall to handle tops, and 3 1/8" (7.9cm) tall to rim. With a 3 1/2" (8.9cm) diameter lip, and a 2 3/4" (6.9cm) diameter base. It's weight is 9.3oz (263gr). Both pieces have the - Patd May 10 1898 above circle, 468 below circle, VanBergh Silver Plate Co. Rochester, N.Y. Quadruple Plate - logo on the bottoms.