Finger Bowl and Plate

Object Name: 
Finger Bowl and Plate

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl and Plate
Accession Number: 
(A) H: 11.8 cm, D (rim): 12.2 cm; (B) H: 2.1 cm, D: 19.2 cm
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about 1918
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabel Dorflinger
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. (A) Hemispherical, blown on a straight stem with a circular foot having a polished pontil mark underneath; body cut with vertical parallel base and engraved with a shield showing a palm tree, stripes and a key (the insignia of the Cuban president). (B) Matching circular plate has same cutting and engraving.
Dorflinger, Katherine, Former Collection
Dorflinger, Isabel, Source
C. Dorflinger & Sons: An American Tradition in Fine Crystal (1987-08) illustrated, p. 23; BIB# 38149