Reclining Plumb Bob

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Object Name: 
Reclining Plumb Bob
Accession Number: 
2010.6.21 A
(a) L: 30.2 cm, Diam: 14.1 cm; (b) W: 13.7 cm, D: 8.6 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in part of Dr. G. J. Mount
Primary Description: 
(a) Glass; fused and blown granulare murrine, acid-etched. Slightly squat pink fading to white sphere with raised green dots made of lead shot overall. Surface acid-etched to produce matte finish. Long light pink carved cone fixed to one end of sphere; very light pink carved waisted cylinder with small hole drilled in top fixed to opposite end of sphere. (b) Rectangular dark blue hand-dyed fabric pillow filled with heavy bead-like substance.
Nick Mount Glass, Source
Mount, Dr. G. J. Mount, Source
Nick Mount '09 / SB120709
Scratched (a) side of ceramic cone