Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
55.4.50
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.2 cm; (a) Bowl H: 11.0 cm; (a) Rim Diam: 8.4 cm; (a) Bowl Diam (at handles): 15.7 cm; (a) Foot Diam: 8.5 cm; (b) Cover H: 10.4 cm; (b) Rim Diam: 1.4 cm; (b) Foot Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1825
Primary Description: 
Covered Sugar Bowl. Clear glass with small bubbles; surface (especially cover) slightly crizzled; free blown and engraved, with applied and tooled decoration; flat conical foot with rough pontil mark, cup-shaped body tapering towards drawn stem with annular knop, set-in flat cover with deep indentation or groove along rim and with crimped swan sitting on a knop as finial; two solid loop-handles with thumb pieces applied to body; on either side of body a leaf spray.
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955-11-12
German Heritage of the Chemung Valley
Venue(s)
Chemung County Historical Society 1987-12-05 through 1988-01-23
German Heritage of the Chemung Valley (1987) illustrated, p.9; BIB# 2652
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 19, bottom left; BIB# 98018
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pl. 34, #2, pp. 188-189; BIB# 25299