Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.4.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.2 cm, Diam: 12.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1830-1833
Primary Description: 
Fiery opalescent glass; pressed. (a) Cylindrical shape; stippled outer surface with galleried rim formed of small trefoil-like ornaments; design on body of three baskets of flowers above a double-headed eagle with a shield-body, alternating with three acanthus leaves; round high foot edge with scallop; (b) conical lid; stippled with six vertical acanthus leaves; mushroom stopper.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Former Collection
1968
Technique: 
American Fancy: Exuberance and Delight in the Arts, 1790-1840
Venue(s)
Milwaukee Art Museum 2004-03-25 through 2004-07
Peabody Essex Museum 2004-07-14 through 2004-10-31
Maryland Historical Society
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
 
A Century of Pressed Glass (1983) p. 35; BIB# AI11576
American Decorative Arts: 360 years of creative design (1982) p. 157, fig. 182 left; BIB# 22191