Covered Bowl

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Object Name: 
Covered Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
91.3.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.1 cm, L: 27.5 cm (a) H: 21.2 cm, Rim Diam: 19.4 cm, Foot Diam: 18.3 cm; (b) H: 10.2 cm, Rim Diam: 3.2 cm, Foot Diam: 16.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of her daughter Victoria
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, trailed, pincered, diamond-point (scratch) engraved. (a) Cylindrical, straight-sided bowl; diamond-point (scratch) engraved decoration on the sides: an undulating border with trefoils, above a band of undulating lines forming linked ovals; a wide band below, with four rounded, undecorated panels, separated by waisted panels with stylized foliate motifs; another band of undulating lines below, forming linked ovals, and a band of vertical ovals at the bottom; trailed cordon around the base; slightly convex bottom, with rough pontil mark in the canter, and three hollow, vertically-ribbed ball feet applied to circular pads; two applied loop handles on the sides of the vessel, with trailed and waffle-pincered decoration; (b) Squat, domed, circular shape; the rounded top with diamond-point (scratched) decoration in circular bands: a ring of radial ovals, an undulating band with trefoils, and another, reversed, on the tapered sides; applied finial formed as a hollow, flattened ball, with disk and swirled decoration; folded brim, tapered rim; rough pontil mark inside, under the finial.
Provenance: 
Blumka, Ruth, Former Collection
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 16-17, #6, top left; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 130, #10; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, p. 22; BIB# AI96378