Sprinkler

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Object Name: 
Sprinkler
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.44
Dimensions: 
H: 18.1 cm, D (max. body): 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark amber-violet agate or "Schmelz" glass with green, blue and yellow streaks and many small and large bubbles; free-blown and tooled, with applied parts. High ring base tapering upwards with folded rim, oval body which tapers gently to the narrow neck with a bulbous upper part and a small uneven ring-like rim; rough pontil mark; a ring of opal glass at neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
Applethwaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection
English and continental coloured glass and French glass Paperweights... property of Mrs. Applewhaite-Abbott, Part 4 (1953-06-15)