171: Bakewell Pattern-Molded And Engraved Sugar Bowl An
BAKEWELL PATTERN-MOLDED AND ENGRAVED SUGAR BOWL AND COVER, colorless, compressed globular bowl with 12 basal flutes, gallery rim, and classic Daisy and Single Leaf copper-wheel engraved medial band, raised on an applied button stem and thick circular foot with rough pontil mark, domed cover with delicate folded rim, engraved vine and a pinched button-like finial with polished pontil mark. Attributed to Bakewell, Page & Bakewell; or successors, Pittsburgh. 1820-1835. 7 1/4" HOA, 5 1/2" H rim, 4 3/8" D rim, 3 7/8" D foot.
Literature: Palmer - Pittsburgh Glass, p. 110, cat. 8. Parallels Innes - Pittsburgh, p. 158, fig. 120, p. 161, pl. 125, and p. 165, p. 135.
"Provenance: Collection of Mimi and Fred Reed, State College, PA.
Acquired from Mrs. George MacBeth, 1983.
Ex-collection of George Duff MacBeth, owner of MacBeth-Evans Glass Co., Pittsburgh."
"Catalogue Note: A very important and iconic representation of early Pittsburgh area glass artistry. Similar examples reside in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Yale University Art Gallery, and the private collection of Harley N. Trice, Esquire.
This presents a rare opportunity to acquire a superb example of classic Bakewell engraved table ware in top condition and with an outstanding provenance."
Exceptional undamaged condition.