Firing glass

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Object Name: 
Firing glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.321
Dimensions: 
H: 11.25 cm, D(rim): 6.5 cm, (foot): 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Tapered, straight- sided, conical form, with thick, tapered stem containing a large air bubble; engraved band of polished tiny ovals alternating with stylized floral sprigs, with a thin line below; terraced, thick foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1951-07-31
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