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Dessert Bowl: Ship Motif

Object Number: 
INV.14408
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 16.5 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass bowl with octagonal bull's eye rim, shell and foliate decoration on sides, and paddle-wheel steamboat (possibly the "Fulton") at center.
Gallery Label: 
George and Helen McKearin refer to this design as "the so-called Fulton" (see "American Glass," plate 143).
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group