Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H(with cover): 14.5 cm, (without): 9.9 cm, D: 12.2 cm; (b) H: 5.1 cm, D: 10.5 cm
On Display
about 1830-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed. (a) Octagonal shape; galleried rim formed of small trefoil-like ornaments; stippled background with two shields enclosing four diamonds alternating with two acanthus leaves with scrolls; scalloped high round foot; (b) pyramidal shape; stippled, with alternating acanthus leaves and strips of diamonds; crown-like open knob.
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 142, left; BIB# 22048