Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15.75 cm; Bowl H: 13.25 cm, Diam: 13.5 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
On Display
about 1820-1835
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Lead glass, colorless; molded for pattern and free-blown; deep hemispherical bowl with wide galleried rim, flaring pedestal foot with underfolded rim; shallow domed cover with wide topfold on rim and with large pontil-marked button knob. Bowl in widely expanded geometric pattern (probably GIII-14): band of rays on bottom, band of vertical ribbing, one of alternate sunburst motif 4 and blocks of diamond diapering, one of diagonal ribs to right, single horizontal between bands; foot, pattern-molded, broken swirl design; cover, in geometric pattern (probably GIII-13) with the two bands of diagonal ribbing (falling on dome), one of alternate sunburst motif 4 and blocks of diamond diapering, and, under fold, faint diagonal ribbing.
McKearin, George S., Source
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #4, pl. 112; BIB# 25297