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Marbles (14)

Object Number: 
INV.8071a-n
Date: 
1850-1920
Medium: 
Glass, plaster, paint
Dimensions: 
Largest (marble): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Description: 
Collection of 14 marbles, of various sizes and colors: 1 white latticinio core swirl, 2 yellow latticinio core swirls, 1 solid core swirl, 1 ribbon core swirl, 1 end of day panelled onionskin, 2 end of day onionskins, and 6 sulphides; transparent glass sulphide marbles, each with figure inserted: squirrel eating nut, rearing horse on pedestal, cow, sheep, dog (off-center), and fox.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E. Lawrence Sampter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group