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.
Gift of Huldah Cail Lorimer in memory of George Burford Lorimer
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.
This item is not on view
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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