Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15.1 cm, W: 13.7 cm, Diam: 11.2 cm
On Display
about 1830-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Gladys M. and Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed; a) oval form with flaring, scalloped rim and ring inside to support lid; horizontal row of depressed circles and sunbursts just below rim, pattern of four groups of shells and diamond filled circles overlapping, alternating with two thistles on a stippled background in the center of the sides and two pineapples on the ends; vertical mold marks through thistles and pineapples from top rim to base rim, horizontal rows of circles just above base with row of fleur-de-lis immediately beneath, concentric circles on base of bowl and down pedestal foot; base has row of raised dots and ribs radiating form center base to edge. b) Lid pressed with matching pattern on inside and flat oval knob.
Elsholz, William J., Former Collection
Stradlings, Source
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 13, left; BIB# AI93609
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 211, fig. 17; BIB# AI59133
Early American Glass (Session 1) (1984-10-23) #530; BIB# 4803