Furniture Knob

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Object Name: 
Furniture Knob
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
61.4.159
Dimensions: 
H: 2.5 cm, D(rim): 3.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1827-1840
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass; pressed. Mushroom shape; hole through center; rosette design on top surface; cable around top and bottom edges; plain circular base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, middle, second from left; BIB# 98018