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Bowl w/gold trim and monogram: PTB

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Overall: 3 x 5 3/8 in. ( 7.6 x 13.7 cm )
Opaline blown glass bowl; flared rim edged in gilding and initials "PTB" in gilding on side of bowl.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Henry H. Rennell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group