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Sugar bowl: State House Hartford

Object Number: 
1961.329
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 6 5/8 x 4 in. ( 8.6 x 16.8 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on base: "STATE HOUSE, HARTFORD' printed: on inside of sugar bowl on label: "Purchased of Miss Janet Waring of Yonkers, New York, June 1939."
Description: 
Molded oblong pearlware sugar bowl with two U-shaped handles, leafy brackets in low relief and printed medium light blue with the same view of neo-classical building in oval medallions, floral border on either side. (State House, Hartford)
Gallery Label: 
This sugar bowl was purchased from Miss Janet Waring of Yonkers, New York -June 1939. According to the donor, sugar bowls of the Hartford State House are very rare.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Arthur H. Merritt
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group