Egg cup

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Object Name: 
Egg cup
Accession Number: 
58.3.220
Dimensions: 
H: 8.2 cm, D (rim): 7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1840-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Loise S. Esterly
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Conical shape, scalloped rim; stippled body with scallop shells around sides; applied round scalloped foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 389, #1505; BIB# 30457