Finger Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-6406

Description

Colorless cut glass circular bowl form flares upward from flat bottom; bottom covered with cut diamond and interior cross hatch pattern; large diamond facet is engraved with and Old English "M;" sunburst cut into bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

finger bowls
lead glass
glass (material)
Anglo-Irish glass
Glass
Anglo-Irish
BOWL, FINGER

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Ireland

Dimensions

2.875 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1276.3