Custard Cup

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Object Name: 
Custard Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
75.2.9
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.7 cm, W (max): 9.3 cm; Base Diam: 4.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1800-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, molded and cut. Inverted bell shape; everted rim, tapered below, with cut vertical facets around two-thirds of side; heavily ribbed (sixteen ribs) second gather ("gadrooning") on base; applied loop handle, crimped at lower terminal; applied disk foot with polished pontil mark on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
George Abraham & Gilbert May, Source
1975-08-27