Covered Punch Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Punch Bowl
Accession Number: 
(a,b) H: 47 cm; (a) H: 39.2 cm, D: 30 cm; (b) D: 32.3 cm
On Display
about 1850-1870
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. (a) Hemispherical bowl, finely engraved with floral swags with intersect with a ground ribbon like band looping around bowl below edge, applied hollow straight stem; applied flat circular foot with polished pontil mark and floral spray engraved underneath. (b) Matching iverted conical lid has folded rim and is engraved with matching ribbon and floral swags, mushroom-shaped knob cut into hexagonal shape with flat top engraved with a flower.
Green, Arthur, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 36 (1994) illustrated, pp. 112-113, #17; BIB# AI33896