Sugar Bowl and Cover

Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover

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Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover
Accession Number: 
50.4.296
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.25 cm; Bowl H: 13.75 cm, Diam: 11.5 cm; Food Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover. Lead glass, colorless; dip-molded and free-blown with pressed base; squat broad globular body contracted at top below flaring galleried rim, and with circle of twelve contiguous short round-top sunken panels on bottom terminating at applied blade knop resting on pressed flaring conical base with smooth outside, round scalloped rim, and pattern inside; pattern on base; beaded bull's-eye in each scallop of rim; stippling in outer spaces formed by interlacing ovals, small flowerlike motif in middle spaces, beaded ovals in inner spaces, five ribs to tiny dot at center top of cone. Domed cover with top-folded rim and flat button knob.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1936
to
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 247 (fig. 250); BIB# 19272