Gazing Globe

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Object Name: 
Gazing Globe
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 58.42 cm; Globe Diam: 34.36 cm
Not on Display
about 1850-1866
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Henritzy
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, lined with mercury. Spherical globe, blown separately from baluster form stem; circular foot with hole on underside closed with a plaster like substance. Ball fits into top of stem and seems to be fastened in place with plaster.
Henritzy, George J., Source
Henritzy, Mrs. George J., Source
Mirrored Images: American Silvered Glass
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village