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Sugar bowl with cover

Object Number: 
INV.3839ab
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 14 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Sugar bowl and cover; octagonal bowl with ogee-curved sides and flared rim on circular pedestal base; scrolled decoration on each panel and lattice-work on underside of base; octagonal domed cover with ogee-curved sides with finial; decorated in "California pattern;" panels decorated with lattice-work, floral motifs, feather motifs, and cornucopia (on inside of cover).
Gallery Label: 
This pattern is known as the "California pattern," probably in reference in the 1849 California Gold Rush.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group