Sugar Bowl and Cover
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
8 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (21.9 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
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American. Sugar Bowl and Cover, 1858. Glass, 8 5/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (21.9 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.227a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.227a-b_bw.jpg)
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Colorless pressed glass sugar bowl (a) and fitted lid (b). Bowl is shaped like a goblet with a short stem and a round foot; cable pattern around edge of foot. Shallow domed lid has cable pattern around bottom edge; rises to rounded faceted pedestal supporting the finial which is the molded head and front paws of a lion in frosted glass.
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