Silvered ball

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Object Name: 
Silvered ball
Accession Number: 
62.3.144
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1890
Primary Description: 
Light green non-lead glass; blown and silvered on the inside. Sphere, free-blown and lined with mercury. Gold-colored embossed metal cap covering hole with loop inserted for hanging.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hinz, R. L., Source
1962-09-14
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 238, second from left; BIB# 22375