Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.4.116
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 23.8 cm; (a) H: 15.6 cm, diam (rim): 14.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1813-1829
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Malcolm K. Johnston
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown. (a) Cylindrical shape bowl; two groups of heavy applied bands on galleried rim; hollow knop in stem contains an 1813 Irish tenpence bank token inscribed: "BANK TOKEN 10 PENCE IRISH 1813" on one side; 'GEORGIUS III DEI GRATI A REX" on reverse; thick circular flat base; rough pontil mark; (b) dome shape, two groups of applied bands; hollow knop with flat button on top; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Johnston, Malcolm K., Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Masterpieces of American Glass
Venue(s)
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
 
American Glassmaking: The First Russian Tour
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1990-01-30 through 1990-02-24
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 21, 92, pl. 29; BIB# 33046
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 11, fig. 9; BIB# 28025
Recent Important Acquisitions, 16 (1974) illustrated, p. 132, #38; BIB# AI91024
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 214, upper left; BIB# 27280