Finger Bowl

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.2.11
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm, Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1725-1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless (gray) lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, engraved. Cylindrical form with rounded base, with an additional gather of glass molded in gadrooning (14 panels); an engraved border around the rim, consisting of a wavy band above a series of rounded arcades linked by horizontal lines, with four-petaled stylized flowers between the arcades, pendant foliate devices beneath the arcades, and pendant scrolls beneath the stylized flowers; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Stradlings, Source
1983-02-10
Rare American Glass (1983-02-01) illustrated, lot #243;