Low Bowl

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Object Name: 
Low Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
58.6.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.8 cm; Rim Diam: 23.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1662-1722
Primary Description: 
Translucent colorless glass (now grayish); blown. Shallow body; wall curving in to very slightly concave base; engraved design on exterior of two groups of two hydras, en face, flanking a longevity motif, the two groups separated by two floral-and-tendril motifs; slight kick in base; foot formed of solid coil of glass with roughly fused ends; rough ground pontil area.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKay, Clarence H., Former Collection
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1958-10-28
Technique: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 198, 250; BIB# 61154
Chinese porcelain (1958-10) #235;