English Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass Engraved with Birds and Foliage
Title: 
English Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.346
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm; Rim Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1710-1720
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Conical bowl, solid at the base, with engraved decoration of two birds holding sprays of foliage in their beaks, surrounded by scrolled foliage and flowers; stem composed of a long angular knop with air bead at top, and a ball knop with air bead at the base; folded foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: