Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
55.4.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14.5 cm; a) Sugar Bowl H: 7.9 cm; Rim Diam: 10.8 cm; Foot Diam: 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1772-1774
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Clear "brilliant" glass; pattern molded and expanded; deep short foot with sloping sides and rough pontil mark; set-in slightly domed cover with stemmed ball finial containing seven small tears and having a miniature ball on top; bowl and cover patterned in a mold with diamond diaper design (twelve diamonds in lateral chain).
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1940
to
1955-11-12
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 3) (2012) pp. 86, 682; BIB# 61154
Form & decoration: innovation in the decorative arts, 1470-1870 (1998) illustrated, p. 185, no. 88; BIB# 60600
The Revolutionary Years (1976) illustrated, p. 243 (left); BIB# 19344
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 30, #2, pp. 180-181; p. 21; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) pl. 30, #2, pp. 180-181; p. 21; BIB# 96725
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Crown Publishers edition) (1950) pl. 30, #2, pp. 180-181; p. 21; BIB# 76944