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Object Name: 
Basket
Accession Number: 
50.4.293
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.5 cm: Body H (at sides): 9 cm; Body H (at ends): 4.5 cm; Body W: 14 cm, D: 20.5 cm; Foot Diam: 6.75 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1825-1850
Primary Description: 
Basket. Non-lead glass, colorless, with opaque white trim; pattern-molded and free-blown; shallow basket with sides flaring outward and slightly downward at ends, upward at sides, to narrow folded rim; opaque white spiral tape from center bottom to sides, wide-spaced rows of white dots along center of widely expanded "vertical" ribs on sides; applied flat trefoil foot with rough pontil mark; applied high, arched handle formed of two heavy threads of colorless glass, twisted and attached at sides with large button boss.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31