Sugar Bowl and Cover

Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover

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Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover
Accession Number: 
71.4.75
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 21.5 cm; (a) H: 12.3 cm, D (rim): 12.7 cm; (b) D (rim): 11.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1820-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, tooled. (a) Cylindrical shape with galleried rim, triple band applied about an inch below rim; larger triple band about an inch below first one; applied circular foot; polished pontil mark. (b) Bell-shaped lid with cut star on applied flat finial; applied and tooled triple band below knop and a second triple band half an inch below that; spreading rim has been ground and polished at edge, possibly to fit bowl.
Provenance: 
Albany Institute of History and Art, Source
1971-07-13
Vail, Laura M. F. Tillson, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Philadelphia, three centuries of American art: selections from the bicentennial exhibition
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1976-04-11 through 1976-10-10
The Coopererative Venture of the Union Glass Works, Kennsington, Pennsylvania, 1826-1842 (1997) illustrated, p. 110, fig. 11;
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 120; BIB# 22048
Recent Important Acquisitions, 14 (1972) illustrated, pp. 160-161, #52; BIB# AI97756