Bowl

American
1840–50


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); diameter 18.7 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1102

Medium or Technique

Pressed glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Shallow colorless bowl with serrated edge. Bowl has four large tulips with leaves on either side of the flowers. Band of clear glass. Base has eight tulips that have alternating “stems” of two or three small clear circles. Center is four-pointed star whose tips are at the corners of a scallop-edged square.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. William H. Fenn III, Yorklyn SR Box 21, Mt. Cuba, Delaware

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection