Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
69.4.50
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 24 cm, D (top of bowl): 14 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1827-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Florence Bushee
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and tooled. (a) Cylindrical shape with galleried rim; applied single horizontal band around midsection, slight swelling of body below band; applied wafer and hollow bulbous knop containing a silver dime dated 1827; applied flat circular foot with rough pontil mark. (b) Bell- shaped lid has flat wafer on top of bulbous hollow knob above containing an 1875 dime; knob has been broken and repaired; one applied band around "waist" of lid.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bushee, Florence, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 217, fig. 168; BIB# 27280
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, p. 180, #55; BIB# AI97752