Bowl

A work made of blown glass.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of blown glass.

Date:

1820/40

Artist:

Artist unknown
American, 19th century
Probably Kent or Mantua, Ohio

About this artwork

The American glass industry began in the Northeast, but it migrated to the Midwest as people moved westward during the early 19th century. Cleveland connoisseurs Dr. George and Alice Perry Follansbee, important early collectors of American glass, once owned this bowl. They undoubtedly delighted in the irregularity and large size of this handmade, freely blown vessel.

On View

American Art, Gallery 172

Artist

Artist unknown

Title

Bowl

Origin

Ohio

Date

1820–1840

Medium

Blown glass

Dimensions

7.9 × 24.1 cm (3 1/8 × 9 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Robert McCormick Fund

Reference Number

2010.226

Extended information about this artwork

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