Nipple shield

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Object Name: 
Nipple shield
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
64.4.21
Dimensions: 
H: 1 1/2", D: 4 3/8"
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1900
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown. Half-spherical shape with hole in center of top and applied very small spout at one side. Roughly ground pontil mark on base.
Provenance: 
Atheneum, Wadsworth, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 208, third from left; BIB# 22375