Nevada

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Title: 
Nevada
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
87.3.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.3 cm; Bowl Rim Diam: 29.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1987
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, translucent green and shades of brown glass; mold-blown, pâte de verre casting, laminated. Shallow hemispherical bowl, cactus support; thinly blown shallow bowl with ground and polished rim and no pontil is supported by solid pâte de verre casting of a "prickly pear" cactus; cactus, consist of joined "pad" sections with overall pattern of slightly raised dots, branches support bowl and three "pad" sections are laminated to interior of bowl giving impression of projecting through bowl. Solid base is ground and polished flat, covered with gray felt; inscribed near base: "Daum France Hilton McConnico"; inscribed on base: "58/950"; paper label: "Daum / France".
Provenance: 
Daum et Cie (French, f. 1878), Former Collection
1987
Particle Theories: International Pate de Verre and Other Cast Glass Granulations
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2005-04 through 2006-01