Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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smoke bell
  • United States
  • smoke bell, circa 1850–1900
  • Where object was made: United States
  • blown and cut flint glass
  • Object Height/Width: 21.6 x 15.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6169

Clear pressed glass bell overlaid with cobalt blue. The bottom edge is ruffled. Around the body is a clear design of ovals, leaves and berry forms. There is an applied blown glass loop handle of clear glass.