Ale or Beer Glass

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Object Name: 
Ale or Beer Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.383
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.3 cm; Rim Diam: 4.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glasses; blown, blown-molded. Tall funnel bowl, ribbed over the lower three-quarters; straight stem enclosing a double-series opaque white twist (two spiral threads encircling a thick spiral cable); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979-03-22