Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 16.8 cm; (a) Bowl H: 11.3 cm; Rim Diam: 12.7 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
On Display
about 1815-1830
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Transparent sapphire-blue glass; pattern molded and expanded; spherical body with slightly flanged gallered rim and applied short petaled foot (eight petals), very rough pontil mark at bottom; double-domed cover with infolded rim and solid ball finial drawn out of the same gather and having a rough pontil mark; bowl and cover patterned in ten-diamond mold and expanded in a diamond-diaper pattern (on top of cover in vertical ribbing).
McKearin Antiques, Source
Masterpieces of American Glass
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
Astonishing Revelations at the Corning Museum: Sharp-Eyed Researchers Are Able to "Rib" Helen and George McKearin (2018-07) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# 716551
Hikari no shouchu: sekai no garasu = The glass (1992) p. 157, #264; BIB# 58995
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 19, 92, pl. 23; BIB# 33046
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 135, left; BIB# 22048
Zanesville Glass (1960) illustrated, p. 118, fig. 7; BIB# AI57029
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 9, #2, pp. 116-117; BIB# 25299