Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
50.4.193
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 5.25 cm; Rim Diam: 21.5 cm; Base Diam: 10.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; circular form, sides curving from narrow flat table-ring to serrated (one broad and three narrow alternating) gaffered rim (broad rounded scallops); inner surface smooth, on outer, hold design on stippled background: on sides below broad scallop, rope-ringed disc with narrow plain band around large square diamond-diapered center and, below trio of scallops, large checkered-diamond between crossed peacock feathers (rope-ringed eye, and fine diamonds); rayed base, --six broad rays between two narrow ones, on stippled field.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 87, #231; BIB# 30457