Gazing Globe

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Object Name: 
Gazing Globe
Accession Number: 
2002.4.248
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26.6 cm; Globe Diam: 16.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1855-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sara S. Russell in memory of Isabel Leighton Stedman
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, lined with silvering. Spherical globe, blown, lined with mercury or another silvering agent, globular stem tapers to a domed foot; remains of opening underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Russell, Sara Stedman, Former Collection
Stedman, Barbara Hall, Former Collection
Hall, Isabel Leighton, Former Collection
Leighton, John H., Former Collection
Russell, Theodore E., Source
2002-08-14
Leighton, John H., Jr., Former Collection