Glass bubble

Object Number: 
1951.359
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 8 in. ( 7.6 x 20.3 cm )
Description: 
Green non-lead blown glass bubble; roughly circular bubble depressed to form uneven bowl shape with hole in center.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this is a reflector, made in southern New Jersey in the late eighteenth century.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group