Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.78
Dimensions: 
H: 9.2 cm; D (rim): 22.2 cm, (base): 9.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1901-1953
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Heavy translucent very bubbly light green and colorless cloudy glasses; pitted and with few "blowing-holes" on the base (pate-de- verre ?); cast by lost wax process, polished with wheel and special stone. Solid foot with ground base tapering slightly to applied outspreading bowl; acid-etched geometric pattern onin- and outside: on inside a blossom-like center, followed by friezes of vertical panels, a zig-zag band and again panels, on outside an overall pattern of elongated disks; stamped on the side: "DECORCHEMONT", diamond point engraved on base: "A217".
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954