Sugar Bowl with Lid
7 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (18.4 x 14 x 14 cm) (show scale)
Incised on base: "Johannes Leman" and a circle with five petals.
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Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer
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Johannes Leman at Pottery of John Nase. Sugar Bowl with Lid, ca. 1830. Earthenware, 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (18.4 x 14 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer, 57.75.18a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 57.75.18_SL1.jpg)
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Sugar bowl, red earthenware, spherical shape with raised flower designs on each side, and decorated with dots and flowers in a yellow slip. The body is covered with a heavy rich dark brown glaze with high luster. The lid of the bowl is built up into a crown shaped ornament by coiling thin ropes of clay in spirals and scrolls; the edges are finished with balls and beadwork. The interior is glazed brown.
Condition: Glaze chipped in places.
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