Fruit or Flower Bowl

Object Name: 
Fruit or Flower Bowl

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Object Name: 
Fruit or Flower Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
96.4.45 A
(A) H: 9.8 cm, D: 39.1 cm; (B) H: 40.6 cm, D(foot): 12 cm; (C) H: 40.7 cm, D(foot): 12.3 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Edward R. Meddaugh
Primary Description: 
Transparent yellow-green non-lead glass (uranium glass); blown, hot-worked, ground, engraved, polished. Low, wide, circular fruit or flower bowl with oversized rim with non-polished engraved decoration; rim arches broadly and curves down to mid-point of bowl basin, rim is engraved with pattern of alternating single bunches of grapes and five-pointed single grape leaves (all pointing in toward basin) connected by an undulating vine (with irregularly spiraling tendrils) near the exterior perimeter, at rim edge is alternating border pattern of evenly spaced and interspersed small engraved single ponties and groups of four in a clover-leaf configuration; bowl is basin shaped with almost straight sides tapering toward broad, flat, slightly concave, footless base; wide circular ground and polished pontil.
Pattern Name: 
Meddaugh, Edward R., Source