Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.154
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.6 cm; Rim Diam (max): 18.7 cm; Base Diam (max): 5.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1950
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Clear, pale aquamarine tinted glass; blown. Inverted conical shape; flat polished rim with beveled edges; nearly colorless glass at rim shades to deep aqua near base as thin walls of vessel become thicker; flat polished base scratch engraved/signed near the edge: "G H 6251 Karhula".
Provenance: 
Finnish Art Shop, Source
1951-02-16
Museum of Modern Art, Former Collection
Material: 
Inscription: 
GH 6251 Karhula
Signature
scratch engraved base, near edge
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03