Witch Ball

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Object Name: 
Witch Ball
Accession Number: 
50.4.287
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm, Diam: 12 cm (estimates)
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Witch Ball. Lead glass, brilliant greenish-blue; pattern-molded and free-blown; large slightly flattened ball in expanded diamond pattern and with small round opening on one side.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1940
to
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show; traveling to The Gallery at Steuben in 2008 (cancelled 6-2008)
Watch Balls - Jug Balls, Witch Balls (1986-05) illustrated, pp. 3-8, ill. p. 4;
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 19, fourth from top left; BIB# 98018