Flute-Cordial or Ratafia Glass

Object Name: 
Flute-Cordial or Ratafia Glass

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Object Name: 
Flute-Cordial or Ratafia Glass
Accession Number: 
50.2.69
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Rim Diam: 5 cm; Foot Diam: 7.25 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with opaque white twists; pattern-molded in 10-rib mold and ribs twisted slightly to right. Slender flute-shape bowl, applied straight stem with central opaque white gauze-twist within pair of tape spirals, applied slightly sloping foot with plain rim, rough pontil mark; bowl decorated in colored enamels: scrolled-leaf circlet just below gilded rim; vertical string of graduated light blue beads between ribs.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Hadden, Harvey, Former Collection
The Decorated Glasses of William and Mary Beilby
Venue(s)
Laing Art Gallery 1980-09-05 through 1980-10-31
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
 
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Venue(s)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
 
Enamelling and Gilding on Glass (2013) illustrated, p. 74 (right); BIB# 142116
Beilby Glass in America Including Some Recent Discoveries (1951-06) fig. IX;