This previously unrecorded bowl belongs to a small group of sugar bowls by Hurd with closely related engraved baroque cartouches. One, at Yale University Art Gallery, is illustrated in H. French, Jacob Hurd and his Sons Nathaniel & Benjamin Silversmiths 1702 - 1781, 1972, pl. III, a second is recorded in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1983, fig. 47, and a third and fourth are recorded in K. Buhler, American Silver 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, vol. I, 1972, figs. 179 and 180.