"The Gilbey Glasses"

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Object Name: 
5 Glasses
"The Gilbey Glasses"
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(A) H: 15 cm, D (rim): 8.6 cm; (B) H: 13.1 cm, D (rim): 15.6 cm; (C) H: 12.7 cm,
Not on Display
about 1958
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rudy Eswarin
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; mold-blown with machine-made stems and feet. (A-E) Flared cylinder; (A) claret - cylinder slightly flaring at top, ground and polished rim, straight sides, thick, rounded base; thick, short straight cylindrical stem; thick, slightly conical circular foot; no pontil mark; unsigned. (B) Champagne - smaller than (A), walls tapering toward base; narrower stem and thinner foot; no pontil mark; unsigned. (C) Sherry - smaller than (A), same shape; no pontil mark; unsigned. (D) Cocktail - conical bowl with rounded base; proportionally smaller stem and foot; no pontil mark; unsigned. (E) Port - short bowl narrowing at top; proportionally smaller stem and foot; no pontil mark; unsigned.
Eswarin, Rudy, Source
The Beauty of Modern Glass (1958) p. 114; BIB# 18762