Finger Bowl

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.2.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.6 cm, Diam: 13.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 1862
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Hemispherical form; engraved border of linked ovals below the rim; the sides with seven engraved horizontal rows of fleur-de-lis of graduated size; band of circular facets on the foot rim, each with a polished dot at the center, and pairs of dots between; stylized eight-leafed rosettes with smaller leaves between on the base; inscribed "1179 / 15" on the base; polished pontil mark and foot rim.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Fleur-de-lis
Provenance: 
Royal Scottish Museum, Source
1982-06-02
Color: 
Inscription: 
1179 / 15
Inscription
Base