Bell

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Object Name: 
Bell
Accession Number: 
51.4.660 A
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1898
Credit Line: 
Gift of John F. Klumpp
Primary Description: 
Bell. Transparent red and yellow; translucent to opaque opalescent and opaque white glass; mold-blown, cased, tooled. Truncated conical body of gold ruby glass, patterned in a mold with "hobnail" impressions, ending in a collar at top and with an applied band of opalescent glass around lower rim; handles of white cased with yellow glass patterned in a ribbed mold and swirled, fastened to bell body at the collar with a putty-like material.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Klumpp, John F. ((American)), Source
1951-08-07
Collectible Glass Bells of the World (2003) illustrated, p. 162; BIB# 76423