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American Decorative Arts

Covered Sugar Bowl

1760–1800

Mold-blown lead glass

bowl with cover: 6 5/8 × 4 7/8 in. (16.83 × 12.38 cm) bowl: 3 3/4 × 4 3/8 in. (9.53 × 11.11 cm) cover: 3 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (8.26 × 12.38 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1810a-b
Geography: 
Possibly made in Britain
Culture: 
Possibly Britain
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

Edwin AtLee Barber, Philadelphia, prior to 1916; Freeman sale, 10-11, 1917; by purchase to Francis P. Garvan, New York, 1917–30; by gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1930

Bibliography: 

John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 4, 38–39, no. 12, ill.

John Stuart Gordon, “American Glass: The Collections at Yale,” Antiques and the Arts Weekly (November 2, 2018): 30, ill.

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.