Furniture Knob

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Object Name: 
Furniture Knob
Accession Number: 
61.4.158
Dimensions: 
H: 3.1 cm, D(rim): 4.9 cm, L(with shank): 6.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1845
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass and steel; pressed. Mushroom shape; six-petaled flower on top; plain rim; vertical ribbing on sides; metal screw imbedded in base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, middle left; BIB# 98018