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Covered Sugar Bowl

1815–30

Blown, molded, and engraved lead glass

Bowl with lid: 7 7/16 × 4 3/8 in. (18.9 × 11.11 cm)
Lid: 2 1/4 × 4 1/8 in. (5.72 × 10.48 cm)
Bowl: 5 5/8 × 4 3/8 in. (14.29 × 11.11 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1639a-b
Geography: 
Made in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Purchased for Francis P. Garvan by Rhea Knittle, 27-29 September 1929; Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1929–30; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

Lowell Inness, Pittsburgh Glass, 1797–1891: A History and Guide for Collectors (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976), 164-65, fig. 135.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.