Finger Bowl with Underplate Engraved with The Great Seal of the United States

Object Name: 
Finger Bowl with Underplate Engraved with The Great Seal of the United States

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Object Name: 
Finger Bowl with Underplate Engraved with The Great Seal of the United States
Accession Number: 
2009.3.3
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.4 cm, Diam (max): 15.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1933
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, tooled, engraved. Circular conical shaped bowl sits upon a circular plate. Both are engraved with The Great Seal of the United States, consisting of an eagle holding an olive branch in one foot and arrows in the other. The eagle's head is turned to the left toward the olive branch and in it's beak is a banner. Above the eagle's head is a "glory" with 13 stars. In addition to the Great Seal there are engraved stars overall the bowl and the plate.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Georgian Manor Antiques, Source
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
600043 Unusual Clear / Glass Circular / Bowl & Underplate. / Engraved decorated / with the American Seal / Orrefors Gate 1933 / signed
label
Sticker On underside of bowl (a) White rectangular sticker with black ink text.
Orrefors Gate 1933
signature
Engraved Along the edge of the base of bowl (a) and plate (b).