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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.83
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm; Rim Diam (max): 12.3 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Presumably non-lead glass; free-blown, cut and gilded. Double- ogee bowl with drawn circular foot-like base having polished pontil mark; cut decoration: rim, scalloped in shallow curves and points; on sides, longitudinally bisected ellipses on large flat diamonds, two lunar slices below points of diamonds, and coronet-like trefoil motif between sides of diamonds at top and, at bottom, large "tear"; oval facets around side of base; on diamonds and lunes, gold leaves and tiny linear scrolls, and, on center of trefoil and on "tear", small flowers.
Provenance: 
Parke-Bernet Galleries, NYC, Source
1950-12-06
Material: