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H: 10.6 cm; D (rim): 26.2 cm, (base ring): 11.5 cm
On Display
about 1501-1700
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with slight brownish tinge and minute bubbles; free- blown and diamond-point engraved (scratched). Deep bowl with flaring rim and folded edge, rough pontil mark at slightly pushed-up bottom, applied ring base; around bowl outside a frieze of floral and S-shaped motifs (S repeated once, twice, 3 and 4 times) with two dragon-like and two deer-like animals (or wyverns and hares), above an arcade-like band.
Arthur Churchill (Glass) Ltd., Source
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) pl. 24, a; BIB# 18668