Covered Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Covered Wineglass
Accession Number: 
H: (a&b) 30.1 cm, (a) H: 20.5 cm, diam (rim): 7.6 cm (foot): 8.9 cm; (b) H: 10.6 cm, diam: 8.2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass with very slight greyish tinge, bubbles, and seeds, mold-blown, applied. Funnel bowl with furnace-opened rim and rounded base, lower part blown a mezza stampaura with spiked gadrooning (12 ribs). Composite stem: two hollow-blown pear-shaped knops with 16 ribs separated by three avolios with well articulated mereses, with hollowness of lower knop pulled into the bottom avolio. Blown foot with infolded edge and rough pontil mark. Two ear-shaped wings attached to knops, with applied zipper that is drawn out in its lower part into an angular form. Domed, flanged cover, blown a mezza stampaura with 12 spiked ribs and very smooth pontil mark inside. Finial, joined by a merese and disc, composed of hollow-blown dumb-bell with 16 ribs, with solid ball knop on top, and two attached wings, which correspond to wings on goblet.
Brown, Henry (English), Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Celebrated collection of old English glass, the third and last portion, the property of Henry Brown, Esq... (1947-11-14) lot 299;