Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.4.157
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.2 cm; (a) Sugar Bow H: 17.2 cm; Rim Diam: 10.9 cm; Body Diam (max): 13.4 cm; Foot Diam: 10.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1835-1850
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Transparent pale bluish aquamarine glass; free blown, with applied decoration; solid slightly sloping foot with rough pontil mark applied to large spherical knop stem with an enclosed silver half dime dated 1829, almost spherical bowl with galleried rim; high domed cover with ball knop, containing a similar coin dated 1835 and supporting a chicken finial; bowl and cover with superimposed lily-pad decorating Type II (McKearin, American Glass, 1948, p. 27).
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
The Fragile Art: Extraordinary Objects from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory 2009-01-23 through 2009-02-01
The 55th Annual Winter Antiques Show
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 90-91; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, pp. 90-91; BIB# 135965
Collecting Earlier American Glass (2010-04) illustrated, cover, p. 6;
Glassmaking, America's First Industry (2009-01) illustrated, p. 242, Fig. 7 (left);
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 190, fig. 336; BIB# 81579
American Antiques and Collectibles (2001) illustrated, p. 268; BIB# 76353
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig 8, p. 182, 2nd from left; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p.154, fig. 8;
A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass (1999) illustrated, p. 74; BIB# 67965
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 29, #45, left; BIB# 35681
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 160, #270; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 190-191, pl. 87; BIB# 33819
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 70-72, #63; BIB# 33211
A Catalogue of American Antiques (1990) illustrated, p. 97; BIB# 69239
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, pp. 65, #62, right; BIB# 21161
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #2, p. 100; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Crown Publishers edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #2, p. 100; BIB# 76944
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Bonanza Books edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 8, #2, p. 100; BIB# 96725