Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
99.4.77
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.5 cm, Diam (max): 23 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1897-1914
Credit Line: 
Gift of Robert Quaintance Fomon in memory of William C. Anderson, President and Manager of the American Cut Glass Company of Lansing, Michigan
Web Description: 
This elaborate and beautifully cut bowl was designed by William Anderson and possibly cut by him as well. He was the owner of the American Cut Glass Company, where this was made.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Fomon, Robert Quaintance, Source
1999-05-25
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. Circular bowl with rim cut in 15 arcs of serrations, 15 hobstars below rim; elaborate pattern on side of bowl includes 5 ellipses filled with hobstars, rows of hobnails and diamonds in between, 10 small hobstars in base around hexagon filled with diamond cutting.
One of the Richest Pieces (2001) illustrated, pp. 5-7; BIB# AI52271
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 194, fig. 34; BIB# AI49427
From the Anderson Study Group: The Chain of Evidence Continues illustrated, p. 178, pp. 516-517; BIB# 144128