Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.3.53
Dimensions: 
H: 13.1 cm, L: 28.9 cm, W: 22.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1991
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kosta Boda AB
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellowish green glass; blown or mold-blown, ground, polished, sand-blasted. Bowl: conical, with irregular oval mouth. Rim plain, rounded, of variable height above floor; wall tapers and curves inward toward bottom; base plain, ground and polished, with concavity at center. Decoration on inside is sand-blasted, and consists of six larger and five smaller geometric and abstract motifs, including spirals, open circles, crescent-like elements, and amoeba-like form. Outside decorated with irregular arrangement of two circular and eight oval grooves, made by grinding. Signature scratched on edge of base: "KOSTA BODA Gunnel Sahlin 1991 "FOSSIL" (designer's name cursive).
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
"Fossil"
Provenance: 
Kosta Boda AB, Source