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Finger bowl

Object Number: 
1938.354a
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group