Sugar Bowl and Cover

Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover

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Object Name: 
Sugar Bowl and Cover
Accession Number: 
2004.4.54
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20 cm, Diam (max): 12.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1825-1835
Web Description: 
The bright blue color or this bowl is rare in early American blown table glass. Similar bowls are usually colorless. Because they were made by a number of firms, it is rarely possible to make a positive attribution.
Provenance: 
Art and Kathy Green Antiques, Source
2004-09-21
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Transparent bright blue glass; blown, tooled, applied. Bulbous shape body atop a tall funnel foot topped with a inverted conical lid with knop. Galleried rim on bulbous body; applied tall funnel foot with folded rim and rough pontil mark underneath. Inverted conical lid has a solid spherical knob with a rough pontil mark on top.
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 68; BIB# 96019
Recent Important Acquisitions, 47 (2005) illustrated, p. 224, #20; BIB# AI66969