Sherbet Bowl, "Knickerbocker" Pattern Designer: Edwin W. Fuerst (American, 1903–1988)
Designer: A. Douglas Nash (American, 1881–1940)
Manufacturer: Libbey Glass Manufacturing Company (American, 1919–1935)

introduced 1933

American Decorative Arts

On view, 3rd floor, Modern and Contemporary Art and Design

Blown and molded lead glass


H. 2 3/8 × Diam. 4 3/8 in. (6 × 11.1 cm)

Credit Line

John C. Waddell Collection, Gift of John C. Waddell, B.A. 1959

Accession Number



20th century


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Purchased by John C. Waddell, New York, beginning 1988
  • John Stuart Gordon, American Glass: The Collections at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 230–31, no. 119
  • John Stuart Gordon et al., A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery, 1920–1950 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2011), 198, no. 131
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Object/Work type

bowls (vessels)


"Libbey," in script, acid-etched in circle on underside of base

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