Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.3.68
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.8 cm, Diam: 10.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1842
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless, dark blue non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Large, bell-shaped bowl, with two small handles applied at either side, the handles with pincered thumbrests and curled lower terminals, engraved on one side, script "A.W/F.K/1842", with floral sprays at either side; engraved spray of oak leaves and acorns on the opposite side; pincered canopy above a short acorn stem, enclosing blue glass in a bubble; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 121; BIB# 96019