Here we have a glass fishing net float (without the net), which is a thick yet hollow glass orb that would have been used on ocean waters to usually strung together to keep the large-scale fishing nets from sinking. I have come across small floats, most tennis ball or grapefruit size, but this is a less common larger piece, picture something about a soccer ball size or a little less than basketball size. The first glass floats were made out of Norway, in the 1800s, and Japan in the early 1900s. By the 1940s most countries with shorelines were using glass floats. This float is unmarked, so we can't say where it was made. Glass floats were eventually replaced by floats made of plastic, aluminum, or Styrofoam. Set this large float onto a basket or bowl (it does have a somewhat flatter bottom but all it would take is a bump to the table to get it rolling off). Perfect for a beach house or even just a cool bohemian interior.
Measures about 9" in diameter, and taking a tape measure around the girth of the ball, has about a 28" circumference. Weighs about four pounds unpacked. There is a water line inside as well as dust and possible a bit of debris. Will be carefully packaged for shipping.
Great coastal décor.
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