Ale Glass

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Object Name: 
Ale Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.257
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12 cm; Rim Diam: 6.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750-1760
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Tall round funnel bowl, with engraved growing grape vine on one side, and crossed ears of barley on the opposite side; straight stem enclosing a single series "mercury" air twist (two intertwined threads); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979-03-22
Horridge Collection, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
The celebrated Horridge collection of drinking vessels (1959-11-30) #177;