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

Object Type

Fishing & Trapping T&E

Dimensions

4.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.409