Finger Bowl

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
86.2.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, Diam: 11.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1880-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Mrs. Matt T. Donahue
Primary Description: 
Opalescent cream-colored lead glass; blown, etched, stained (?). Globular shape, with curved sides and rounded, concave base; the sides with acid-etched and brown-stained decoration in three zones, the top band with elaborately scrolled foliage, with four elaborate panels with shell borders, containing elaborate scrollwork; the second band with a continuous pattern of stylized flowers and foliage; the bottom zone a circle, with an outer band of scales, encircling a band of scrolls, and a central stylized eight-petaled flower; the background stained red-brown; acid-etched circular mark inside, inscribed "THOMAS WEBB & SONS.LIMITED." in a ring around a central plain disk.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Donahue, James N., Former Collection
1986-11
Inscription: 
THOMAS WEBB & SONS . LIMITED
Inscription
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