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Finger bowl

Finger bowl
Title
Finger bowl
Date 
1880-1890
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 5 in. ( 8.9 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
"Wild Rose" blown molded finger bowl with irregular flared ruffled lip; angled body with flared waist; color gradations from white at base to dark rose at lip; concave, polished pontil mark.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1938.354a
Gallery Label 
Wild Rose glass, patented by the New England Glass Works in 1886, is an opaque shaded glass produced by the addition of oxides to the bipartite glass mixture. Amberina, Burmese, and Peach Blow are related art glass formulas popular during the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group