Butler Buggin Bowl

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Object Name: 
Engraved Bowl
Butler Buggin Bowl
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 9.6 cm; Foot Diam: 7.1 cm; Rim Diam: 12.7 cm
On Display
about 1676-1690
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, diamond-point (scratch) engraved. Hemispherical bowl; sides decorated with scratch-engraved (diamond-point) shield bearing a cockatrice with a crescent above and to the left, with scrolled foliage at either side; on the reverse, a helmet with cockatrice crest, and flowering foliage sprays at either side; rough pontil mark.
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 168, #19; BIB# 103865
Conservation and Care of Glass Objects (2006) illustrated, p. 124; BIB# 96019
English and Irish Glass (1968) sec. 2, fig. 1, pp. 5-6; BIB# 27197
Glass terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. V (right); BIB# 59459
Glass Terminology: a German-English Glossary (1967) illustrated, pl. V (right); BIB# 141372
Recent Important Acquisitions, 6 (1964) illustrated, p. 166, #46;
Highly important English drinking glasses, property of a Lady, comprising the well-known 'Ky' Verzelini goblet... (1963-06-24) lot 81;