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Witch Ball

1949.409 (RS119528)

Description

Transparent aqua-blue blown glass sphere with opaque white swirls or undulating lines overall (in the South Jersey manner). Hole at top center for hanging. May have been a fisherman's net float.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
glassblowing
Object type
Fishing & Trapping T&E
Descriptive terms
Blown
FLOAT
floats (fishing equipment)
Glass
glass (material)
glassblowing
Dimensions
4.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.409
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7631

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