Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Accession Number: 
50.4.210
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.5 cm; Rim Diam: 18 cm; Base Diam: 8.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1830-1839
Primary Description: 
Bowl. Non-lead glass, bubbly, pale puce color; pressed; circular form, sides rounding in double-ogee curve from narrow table-ring to serrated rim with wide round scallop alternating with three pointed, the center point larger than others; smooth inner, patterned outer surface; lightly stippled background; on sides, long vertical linear crossed-scrolls (upper ends larger than lower) and, in middle spaces between scrolls, small trefoil ornaments; center bottom, large lyre within wreath of leaf sprays rising from foliated feathery scrolls.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 99, #293; BIB# 30457
American Glass (1941) (1941) illustrated, #2, pl. 144; BIB# 25298