Engraved Covered Sugar Bowl

Object Name: 
Engraved Covered Sugar Bowl

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Object Name: 
Engraved Covered Sugar Bowl
Accession Number: 
2007.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 24 cm, Diam (max): 11.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1865-1880
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from Kenneth R. Treis, The Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Web Description: 
This sugar bowl of the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company of Sandwich, MA, was acquired by the Museum in 2007 and has a cut decoration pattern called "Star and Comet.” This shape and pattern was probably in production during the 1860's and 1870's: it is shown in a Boston & Sandwich catalog printed around 1874.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Simmonds, Ian, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
R
inscription
Engraved On face of bowl Caligraphy style "R"
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, applied, cut, engraved, polished. Globular sugar bowl engraved with star and comet pattern and old English "R" , galleried rim, tooled straight stem with cut sides, applied circular base with star cut into the underside and polished pontil. Matching lid has applied cut knop, cut panels and is engraved with star and comet pattern.
American Glass at Corning (2008-04-01) illustrated, p. 30;
Antique French Paperweights At L.H. Selman Auction March 28 (2008-03-14) illustrated, p. 30;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2007 (2008) illustrated, p. 39; BIB# AI90242
Masters of Studio Glass: Joel Philip Myers and Steven I. Weinberg (2007) illustrated, p. 11, bottom right; BIB# AI75855