Covered Bowl Pressed in "Argus" Pattern

Object Name: 
Covered Bowl Pressed in "Argus" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Covered Bowl Pressed in "Argus" Pattern
Accession Number: 
50.4.364
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 38 cm; Bowl Diam: 20.5 cm; Foot Diam: 13.75 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1850-1875
Primary Description: 
Covered Bowl Pressed in "Argus" Pattern. Colorless glass, light lead content; pressed in three pieces; hemispherical bowl with seven graduated rows of thumbprints and scalloped upright rim, attached by merese to standard with fluted hollow baluster stem on broad circular scalloped foot with circle of thumbprints on underside; hemispherical cover (reverse of bowl) with vertically ribbed ball knob and cusped edge to fit on scallops of bowl thus forming a sphere.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Argus
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 297; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 250, #983; BIB# 30457
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, pl. 213, #7; BIB# 25297