Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Firing Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.368
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10 cm; Rim Diam: 5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glasses; blown, blown-molded. Ogee bowl, lower half decorated with mold-blown vertical ribbing; short, straight stem enclosing a double-series opaque white twist (pair of spiral threads encircling a lace twist); molded "overstrung" ribbed "firing" foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Venue(s)
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31