Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.4.160
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.9 cm; (a) Sugar Bowl H: 10.4 cm; (a) Rim Diam (max): 12.7 cm, Rim Diam (min): 7.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1839-1850
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Transparent pale aquamarine glass with few minute bubbles; free blown, with applied decoration; bowl oval in form, with sided tapering from shoulder to concave base with rough pontil mark and to heavy outfolded rim; pair of solid loop handles applied to both ends, pair of crimped bands applied to both sides of bowl; hollow set-in cover with sloping sides, closed at bottom (unique), and with hollow oval finial having a hole on top and a crimped collar to simulate a flower.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
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