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American Decorative Arts

Covered Sugar Bowl


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
Possibly made in Britain
Possibly Britain
18th century
Containers - Glass

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


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.

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