Fire Horn

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Object Name: 
Fire Horn
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
69.4.1
Dimensions: 
L: 50 cm, D(rim): 18.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1860-1867
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Trumpet shape; lightly engraved with stylized flowers on the bell and stem; engraved cartouche surrounding inscription: "Presented/to/David M. Lyle/Philadelphia/By/Harry Tatnal/of/Pittsburgh.", inscription on bell: "John Steen/Maker/Pittsburgh, Pa".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carlen, Robert, Source
Lyle, David M., Former Collection
Fairmount Steam Engine Co., No. 2, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 172; BIB# 22375
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 171, fig. 150; BIB# 19272
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, p. 180, #57;