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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Earthenware
DATES ca. 1830
DIMENSIONS 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (18.4 x 14 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Incised on base: "Johannes Leman" and a circle with five petals.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 57.75.18_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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