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Bowl w/gold trim and monogram: PTB

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Title:
Bowl w/gold trim and monogram: PTB
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Glass
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 5 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 13.7 cm )
Date End: 
1 870
Description: 
Opaline blown glass bowl; flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side of bowl.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Object Number: 
1958.3a
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bowl was once part of a set owned by P. T. Barnum (1810-1891), great-grandfather of the donor. The bowls and tumblers in this set were apparently used for mouth-rinsing after a meal.
Date Begin: 
1850
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group