Chess Piece: Pawn

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Object Name: 
Chess Piece: Pawn
Accession Number: 
76.1.121
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm; Base Diam: 2.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1100-1299
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carl Berkowitz and Derek Content
Primary Description: 
Chess Piece: Pawn. Opaque deep green, with opaque red trail. Hot-worked on pontil; applied, dragged, marvered. Chess piece: solid. Upper one-third conical; lower two-thirds cylindrical, but slightly wider at bottom than at top; pontil mark circular (D. 0.6 cm). Decorated with trail that was dropped onto bottom of side and wound spirally eight times around entire cylinder and lower part of cone, dragged to form 12 contiguous vertical or sloping festoons, and marvered.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Berkowitz, Carl, Source
1976-01-01
Content, Derek, Source
1976-01-01
Smith, Ray Winfield, Former Collection
Category: 
For Show, Not Play: Glass Chess Sets
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2002-04-03 through 2002-12-06