Whimsy

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Object Name: 
Whimsy
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.4.97
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 3.9 cm, Diam: 3.9 cm, L: 15.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-about 1835
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Elizabeth Wistar
Primary Description: 
Aquamarine non-lead glass; blown, tooled. Solid chicken finial with tooled wings and tail, sits on top of a hollow marble-sized ball which is connected by four bands of rigaree to a hollow cylinder slightly smaller at the base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Wistar Estate, Elizabeth ((d. 1993)), Source
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