Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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sugar bowl with lid
  • United States
  • sugar bowl with lid, circa 1870
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown cut flint glass, gilding
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.2 x 12.6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6397.a,b

Clear flint, blown and cut glass sugar bowl with lid. The sugar bowl has an octagonal base and a thick sloping stem. There is fluting around the stem and around the shoulder of the sugar bowl. The rim is flared. The lid is domed with a button finial. There is gold, scalloped decoration around the tops of the flutes. There are also gold flowers on the sugar bowl and lid.