Finger Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900

GUSN

GUSN-64102

Description

Colorless glass finger bowl. Deep circular bowl form with circular basal ring on flat bottom polished pontil. Circular mouth with ground edge. Wheel-etched decoration of random stylized stars overall with border of horizontal stripes enclosing key-like elements.

Details

Descriptive Terms

finger bowls
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
glass (material)
stars
Bowl, Finger
Glass
Etched
Blown
Star
Bowl, Finger

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.375 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.803.3