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Fishbowl

2012.211.1 (RS218875)

Description

Fishbowl with narrow top and wide base. Painted decoration around body of ships with black sails, ducks in a marsh, and birds flying overhead. Narrow top of fishbowl has gilt decoration of floral swags and ribbons. The inner glass globe has been cut away and the wooden base that contained the birdcage is missing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Location of origin
England
Material
blown glass
enamel paint
gilding
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
blown glass
enamel paint
Fishbowl
fishbowls
gilding
Dimensions
12 3/8 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2012.211.1
Credit Line
Gift of the Warner House Association
GUSN
271715

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