Rare absinthe sugar bowl and saucer.. Sugar cubes were an essential part of the absinthe ritual wherein a cube was placed on a special pierced spoon which was placed over the glass of absinthe. Water was slowly dripped through the cube turning the absinthe a cloudy color. This silver plated set comes from the Café des Promendes, Tonnerre, France. Ca. 1910.
Absinthe sugar bowl (C1034). Dimensions: Bowl: 7.25” Diam. x 5.25”H; Saucer: 8.25” Diam.
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