Bowl with Fish and Waves

Object Name: 
Bowl with Fish and Waves

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Fish and Waves
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.4 cm, L: 25.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with streamers of pink, yellow and blue, and black speckles; blown, carved. Shallow, oval shape, the exterior completely covered with carved waves and fish, with several of the fish in high relief; the rim of irregular outline; two projecting fish and two waves forming feet on the bottom; irregularly tinted areas of pink, yellow, blue behind the fish and waves, with veils of black speckles; acid-etched circular mark inside, inscribed "THOMAS WEBB & SONS/CAMEO" in a ring around "GEM".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
1987-02-16
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1987-02-16
Inscription: 
GEM
Mark
THOMAS WEBB & SONS / CAMEO
Mark
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Venue(s)
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 91, #86; BIB# 35679
Recent Important Acquisitions, 30 (1988) illustrated, pp. 110-111, #24; BIB# AI20606
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1987 (1988) illustrated, pp. 5, 12; BIB# AI96382