Bowl: vine motif

Object Number: 
1948.335
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).
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.)
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Weber Hill Arkenburgh
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group