Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sugar bowl with lid
  • United States
  • sugar bowl with lid, circa 1880
  • Where object was made: United States
  • flint glass
  • Object Height/Diameter: 21.6 x 11.4 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6229.a,b
Description

Clear, flint glass footed sugar bowl with lid. The finial on the lid is acorn-shaped. The body and lid have a frosted Greek key pattern. There is fine, pointed fluting around the bottom of the body. The stem is eight-sided and flares out into a round, flat foot.