Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Sugar Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2002.4.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.1 cm, W: 13.7 cm, Diam: 11.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Gladys M. and Harry A. Snyder Memorial Trust
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed; a) oval form with flaring, scalloped rim and ring inside to support lid; horizontal row of depressed circles and sunbursts just below rim, pattern of four groups of shells and diamond filled circles overlapping, alternating with two thistles on a stippled background in the center of the sides and two pineapples on the ends; vertical mold marks through thistles and pineapples from top rim to base rim, horizontal rows of circles just above base with row of fleur-de-lis immediately beneath, concentric circles on base of bowl and down pedestal foot; base has row of raised dots and ribs radiating form center base to edge. b) Lid pressed with matching pattern on inside and flat oval knob.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Elsholz, William J., Former Collection
2002-03-26
Stradlings, Source
2002-03-26
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
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
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2002 (2003) illustrated, p. 13, left; BIB# AI93609
Recent Important Acquisitions, 45 (2003) illustrated, p. 211, fig. 17; BIB# AI59133
Early American Glass (Session 1) (1984-10-23) #530; BIB# 4803