Compote or Tazza

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Object Name: 
Compote or Tazza
Accession Number: 
60.2.42
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam: 30.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1680-1690
Primary Description: 
Clear heavy bubbly lead glass with slight bluish grey tinge; blown with applied and tooled decoration. High pedestal foot with underfolded rim and rough pontil mark, attached to very shallow plate-like cup part with underfolded rim; on the underside of the body, around the slightly elevated plain center, a band of expanded "nip't diamond waies", followed by a guilloche.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Delomosne & Son Limited, Former Collection
1960-08-01