Covered Sugar Bowl

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
50.4.157
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.75 cm; Bowl H: 13.25 cm, Diam: 13.5 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
Venue(s)
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #4, pl. 112; BIB# 25297