Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
68.4.544
Dimensions: 
(a) H(with cover): 13.4 cm, (without): 8.8 cm, D: 11.8 cm; (b) H: 5.3 cm, D: 10.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Primary Description: 
(a) Opaque light blue, lead glass; pressed. Octagonal shape; plain rim; eight flat sides each with a "Gothic arch" pattern filled with diamonds, vertical ribbing and cross-hatching; plain round foot; (b) octagonal domed shape; with eight-paneled knob on top.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
George Abraham & Gilbert May, Former Collection
Technique: 
American Glass: Industry and Art
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass
Exhibition of objects shown on US postage stamps.
American Glass [postage stamps] (1998) illustrated BIB# 61141
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 140, third from left; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 248, #975, pl. 13; BIB# 30457