Bowl or ashtray

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Object Name: 
Bowl or ashtray
Accession Number: 
54.3.132
Dimensions: 
H: 7 cm, D (max.): 14 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1954
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ercole Barovier
Primary Description: 
Very thick opaque and translucent clear glass with encased greyish-white and brownish glass and bubbles; free-blown. Flat base with ground pontil mark, irregularly shaped (shell-like) bowl with partly scalloped thick rounded rim; the encased colored glass shows a star pattern at the inside and feather- pattern on the walls; on the base: "Ercole Barovier 1954".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Barovier, Ercole (Italian, 1889-1974), Source