Beer Mug or Tankard

Object Name: 
Beer Mug or Tankard

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Object Name: 
Beer Mug or Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Foot Diam: 8.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Slender cylindrical bowl with slightly spreading rim and rounding slightly at bottom, applied high sloping foot, rough pontil mark; hollow finely-ribbed (pattern-molded) loop handle with turned-back end; decoration: incised lines around rim, rounding part of body with so-called gadroon molding upon a cup-like casing; formalized engraved decoration above molding: "W POTTER" above a hop cone with leaves and tendrils flanked by stalks of barley curving toward handle, bird in cage above barley head on one side and, on the other, an insect.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Henrage, Col., Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory