Finger Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-64097

Description

Colorless glass body, probably blown. Deep circular bowl form with wide circular mouth with no lip; ground edge. Circular flat bottom with polished pontil. Wheel-etched border band of stripes with a beaded or dotted band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

finger bowls
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
molding (forming)
vine scrolls
vines
Bowl, Finger
Glass
Molded
Etched
Grape
Vine
Blown
Bowl, Finger

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 5.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.800