Ancient Forester Mug

Object Name: 
Ancient Forester Mug

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Object Name: 
Ancient Forester Mug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.168
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.1 cm, W: 18.3 cm; Rim Diam: 13.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1839
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Bell-shaped bowl; with double rib at the rim; engraved decorative band depicting a hunter aiming a bow and arrow at a fleeing stag inscribed "ANCIENT FORESTER" above, and with the monogram "I,,T" in a foliate wreath at the right; diamond-scratched "B" and "Smith & Bailer" in front of the stag, across some of the engraving; scratched "18 / 39" in the ground, below and in front of the stag; swirled band of heavy ribbing at the base; applied loop handle, crimped and curled at the lower terminal; stem, flared at both ends, with a central disk knop; disk above a heavy disk foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Inscription: 
ANCIENT FORESTER
Inscription
18 / 39
Inscription
B / Smith & Bailer
Inscription
I T
Monogram
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23