Bowl with Flowers

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Object Name: 
Bowl with Flowers
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.39
Dimensions: 
H: 15.1 cm; D (rim): 15.6 cm, (base): 8.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1885
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Transparent colorless glass with amber tint and few bubbles; wear marks; blown, hot-applied decorative elements, enameled, engraved, and gilded. Solid light amber conical foot with ground pontil mark, walls of body outspreading to become vertical at top to form a crimped quintefoil rim, thus giving the bowl a blossom-like appearance; sunflower-like motifs in yellow, brown and lilac with thick blobs in the middle of the blossoms, the remaining parts of the body heavily "frosted" and tinted in lilac through acid-etching, rim and ring around foot gilded, on base the signature in red: "Cristallerie Emile Galle", surrounding a leaf-like motif.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954
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