Bowl: vine motif

Bowl: vine motif
Title
Bowl: vine motif
Date 
1864-1875
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. ( 4.4 x 14.9 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with beaded rim, vertical ribbing on sides, vine with stylized leaves and flowers circling bowl, and sunburst on underside of base (Ribbed Leaf or bellflower pattern).
Credit Line 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Object Number 
1948.335
Gallery Label 
This pattern is known to have been produced by M'Kee and Brothers from the mid-1860s to the early 1870s; however, this extremely popular pattern may have been produced during this period by other Midwest glass factories as well. (See "American Glass, 1760-1930: The Toledo Museum of Art," p. 492.)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group