Finger Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-64098

Description

Colorless glass finger bowl, probably molded with a ground edge. Deep circular bowl form with circular basal ring with slightly recessed bottom. Wide circular mouth without lip. Machine etched decorative band of interlocking ovals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 (H), 4.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.801