Finger Bowl

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.4 cm, Diam (at lips): 13.3 cm; Rim Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1829
Primary Description: 
Transparent deep blue glass; mold blown. Cylindrical body with flat base having a central disc with pontil mark, rim tooled to form two little lips; lower part of body and exterior of base ribbed in vertical mold; on the base, around the central disc a faintly recognizable mold blown inscription: "Armstrong, Ormond Quay".
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Technique: 
Inscription: 
Armstrong, Ormond Quay
Inscription
on the base around the central disc