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"Echo" sugar bowl and lid
Manufactured by Franciscan Division, Gladding, McBean & Co. (active 1875–1984)
Overall: 8.3 x 10.5 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Earthenware with white glaze
Not On View
Bulbous body (squashed tomato) with one half inch straight rim; drop lid fits into rim and has hollow knob handle in the center; no decoration on lid; white glaze body with black branches with green and black leaves and black asteriks-shapes with pink diamonds on the ends.
Stamped on base in blu:
In circular design:
"[2 diamonds] FRANCISCAN [2 diamonds] OVEN-SAFE"
"MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A./ [DIAMOND]/ GLADDING,/ MCBEAN/ & CO."
No marks on the lid.
Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.
Gift of Brett Angell