Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
94.3.171
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.4 cm; Rim Diam: 17.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1980
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elsie Melby
Primary Description: 
Colorless, with bluish pink and green glasses, both translucent, and black (wire); blown, picked up, cased. Bowl: roughly hemispherical. Rim uneven, with rounded lip; wall descends almost vertically, then curves in; base plain, slightly concave; pontil mark circular (D. 2.6 cm) and rough. Glass has numerous large and small bubbles. Inner surface of wall has eight circular and oval depressions surrounded by ridges containing loops of copper wire, arranged in one cluster of three loops, one group of four loops, and one isolated loop. Wall also decorated with large irregular patch of green, similar patch of pink, and area of gray to off-white hatching (see REMARKS). Scratched on base: "BM 80".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Melby, Elsie, Source
Nordic Cool: Hot Women Designers
Venue(s)
National Museum of Women in the Arts 2004-03-01 through 2004-10-15