Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 21.9 cm; (a) Bowl H: 16.5 cm; Rim Diam: 11.7 cm; Base Diam: 9.4 cm
On Display
about 1815-1835
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Clear glass with slight greyish tinge; wear marks at base and interior; free blown and cut; flat solid foot with rough pontil mark, stem with large knop or squat baluster containing a tear and resting on a disk, straight sided bowl with galleried rim; domed cover with flattened solid knop finial; on the body a band of narrow strawberry diamonds with fans between the pointed tops, underneath a circlet of shallow ovals; on the cover the identical decoration but reversed, on the finial a multi-pointed star.
McKearin Antiques, Source
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 129; BIB# 22048
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 143 (fig. 100); BIB# 19272
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 34, #3, pp. 188-189; BIB# 25299