Firing glass

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Object Name: 
Firing glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.2
Dimensions: 
H: 11.1 cm, D (rim): 6.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Primary Description: 
Colorless (grey) non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Conical form, with solid base; multiple air beads in the base of the bowl; band of polished circular facets and engraved zig-zag border; engraved coat of arms in an oval panel, flanked by crowned ovals with mirror monograms: at the left, "DYS" (?) and, at the right, "DSS" (?); engraved fruiting vine on the reverse; terraced, three-tiered foot; ground pontil mark with cut stylized flower, white painted numbers on the bottom, "192.2".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schuelein, Minnie L., Source
1967-02-01