Covered Sugar Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-7606

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

Descriptive Terms

sugar bowls
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
silvered glass
glass (material)
silver (metal)
vine scrolls
monograms
Glass
Blown
Etched
Monogram
Vine
BOWL, SUGAR

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Additional Identification Number

1949.583A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.25 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.583AB