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Covered Sugar Bowl

1949.583AB (RS119699)

Description

Silver colored "mirrored" body comprised of hollow blown body filled with mercury. Deep bowl form on circular waisted foot. Etched meandering grape vine motif with monogram "C" in ovoid reserve. Shaped domed colorless glass cover with applied ball finial handle; flanged to fit body. (Once used as a powder jar; contains aqua feather puff with vegetable ivory handle.)

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
glassblowing
silver (metal)
silvered glass
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Blown
BOWL, SUGAR
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Monogram
monograms
silver (metal)
silvered glass
sugar bowls
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
6.25 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.583AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7606

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