Covered Sweetmeat

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Object Name: 
Covered Sweetmeat
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.2.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.4 cm; Rim Diam: 9.2 cm; Foot Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1710-1720
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with a few bubbles and impurities; blown and pattern molded. (a) Domed underfolded foot with rough pontil mark, cushioned inverted baluster stem with tear, ogee bowl; (b) set- in domed cover with cushioned pear-shaped finial with tear; foot, bowl and cover patterned in 14 diamond mold, with a diamond pattern being very clear and in comparatively high relief.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1960-03-15
Color: