Sugar Bowl and Cover in "Blackberry" Pattern

Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover in "Blackberry" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover in "Blackberry" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.431
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm; Bowl : 11 cm; Rim Diam: 11.25 cm; Foot Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1870-1880
Primary Description: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover in "Blackberry" Pattern. Opaque milk-white glass, probably non-lead; pressed; circular form, sides contracted above high rounded and sloping circular foot with smooth base, and spreading to narrow galleried and milled rim; opposing blackberry-knob handles; relief blackberry band around sides. Dome cover, with blackberry and disc knob on circular base with leaves in low relief; circlet of blackberries, leaves and stem on dome.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Blackberry
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 138, left; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 285, #1121; BIB# 30457