Wash Bowl

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Object Name: 
Wash Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.2.17 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.1 cm, Diam: 37.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1770
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. Deep, circular bowl with flat rim, vertical sides and flat base; rim cut with cyma curves alternating with arcs; sides decorated with cut flutes, merging into three rows of diamonds at the base; underside of the bottom with a cut eight-pointed star.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hotspur, Former Collection
1980-10-28
Color: 
Technique: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
The Cutting Edge: 200 Years of the Crystal Object
Venue(s)
M. H. De Young Memorial Museum 1992-02-22 through 1992-05-17
Toledo Museum of Art 1992-06-30 through 1992-08-22
National Museum of American History 1992-10-03 through 1993-01-24
Denver Art Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
 
Swarovski: the magic of crystal (1995) p. 49; BIB# 35771
The Cutting Edge: 200 Years of Crystal (1992) p. 146 ff; BIB# 35042
Recent Important Acquisitions, 23 (1981) p. 95, #15;