Sphere (witch ball)

Object Number: 
1934.29
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 in. ( 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Red blown glass sphere (or witch ball) blown in a ribbed dip mold and twisted with a pontil mark at one end.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this is a witch ball. With metal stand that is not original.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group