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Sugar Bowl

Description:

This wooden sugar bowl is decorated with a shaped stem and has the initals  "J K" painted on the bowl. The rim of the bowl is also painted.

 

Cane Sugar became available in Europe during the Middle Ages, but was considered expensive and regarded as medicinal. By the 17th century, and after expansion in production in the New World, it was largely consumed in maritime countires such as Britain.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1948.117
Digital Number:
DMDM121a-b
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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