Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Firing Glass
Accession Number: 
55.3.164
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.2 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Clear heavy glass with dark tinge and few bubbles; wear marks at base; free-blown, tooled and gilded. Solid ring-like foot with rough pontil mark, waisted bowl with solid bottom containing a tear; on bowl Masonic emblems framed by a pair of leaf sprays, gilded rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955
McKearin Antiques, Source
1955
American Glass (1948) (1948) pl. 41, 31, p. 109; BIB# 25297