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Object Name: 
Bowl
Title: 
Focus
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.3.67
Dimensions: 
H: 8.4 cm, D: 38 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1982
Credit Line: 
Gift of Professor Claus Josef Riedel
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; probably cast, cut, engraved. Shallow bowl shape; bottom engraved with numerous pentagonal and hexagonal concave cells, the cells around the edge of the grouping with circular edges facing the rounded rim; each cell separated from the other by engraved lines; engraved above cells but below rim on one side in script "Riedel"; paper label on inside of bowl: "made in austria/RIEDEL/since 1756/Full lead- crystal/over 24% PbO/4-81".
Provenance: 
Riedel, Claus Josef (Austrian, b. Bohemia, 1925-2004), Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 25 (1983) illustrated, p. 277, #63; BIB# AI98084