Carafe

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Object Name: 
Carafe
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.2.6
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm, Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
possibly 1862
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Baluster form; slightly flared neck, swelling into a bulbous body; two engraved panels of fine vertical lines on the neck and body, both with scattered engraved flowers; separated by an engraved band of two matte lines with a row of circular dots between, a band of scrollwork, and a band of floral swags; a band of tiny circular dots at the bottom; applied disk foot; inscribed "1179 / 16" in diamond point on the underside of the foot; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Royal Scottish Museum, Source
1982-06-02
Color: 
Inscription: 
1179 / 16
Inscription
Diamond point Underside of foot
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1982 (1983) p. 7;