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Sugar bowl with cover

Object Number: 
1946.93ab
Date: 
1800-1875
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Buff-colored earthenware sugar bowl with wide, flaring rim and squat, rounded body; decorated with gold, green, red, and blue circular medallions on a clear-glazed band surrounding middle of bowl; brown glaze on rim, shoulder, and base, with incised vertical lines running from inside rim to edge of base; slightly domed cover with brown glaze, incised lines crossing at center, and applied handle.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this sugar bowl belonged to Edward Voorhies of Gravesend, Kings County, New York, a great-uncle of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Arlene Brooks Voorhies
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group