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"Echo" sugar bowl and lid

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" Inside circle: "MADE IN/ CALIFORNIA/ U.S.A./ [DIAMOND]/ GLADDING,/ MCBEAN/ & CO." Below circle: "D" No marks on the lid.


Brett Angell; gift to MFA 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Brett Angell

American, 1954–60


Overall: 8.3 x 10.5 cm (3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Earthenware with white glaze




Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware