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Sugar bowl with cover

Object Number: 
INV.506ab
Date: 
1891-1892
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/4 in. ( 17.8 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA QUAR. DOL," "1892," "E PLURIBUS UNAM"
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed and acid-etched. Sugar bowl with cover; cylindrical form in the "Silver Age" or US coin pattern; vertical ribbing aroung body; decorated with band at base that shows a repeating pattern of alternating obverse and reverse U.S. coins with seated Liberty and eagle with inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA QUAR. DOL" AND "1892". Cylindrical cover with band of repeating coins and vertical lines around lip; flat finial of stacked coins with profile of head and inscription, "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "1892."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group