Witch Ball

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7631

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

Descriptive Terms

floats (fishing equipment)
glassblowing
glass (material)
Glass
Blown
FLOAT

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.409