Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.4.51
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.3 cm; (a) Bowl H: 14 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Base Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1815-1835
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Clear glass with slight greenish tint; wear marks at base; free blown and engraved; flat solid foot with rough pontil mark, solid knop stem, globular body contracting below a galleried rim; small domed cover with finial in form of a merese with rough pontil mark; on the body a frieze of conventionalized flowers and leaf sprays, on the cover a leaf band.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
Category: 
Material: 
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning, 1868-1940
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1977-04 through 1977-10
Toledo Museum of Art 1977-11 through 1978-02
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 48, left, p. 217; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 187, fig. 48; BIB# 71763
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 130; BIB# 22048
The Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning 1868-1940 (1977) illustrated, p. 17-18, 88, fig. 6, cat. #7; BIB# 28368
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 163 (fig. 130); BIB# 19272
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 34, #1, pp. 188-189; BIB# 25299