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Overall H: 19 cm; Rim Diam: 13.5 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1800
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Colorless, presumably lead glass, with gray tinge; blown, cut and engraved. Deep ovoid bowl, blade knop at top of applied stem spreading into circular step-like formation on applied low dome foot with ground and polished pontil mark; cut decoration: on lower bowl, petal-top flat tapering panels, ten panels on stem, and oval facets on foot at rim; engraved decoration on bowl: obverse -- coat of arms within semiwreath of leaf and berry sprays; on reverse --, rope-edged oval medallion with monogram "J E L" in foliated letters, rope bow knot at center bottom of medallion, the center of knot being the hinge of Masonic compass; arched rule crossing ends of compass, and radiant sun within space so formed; semiwreath of slender leaf sprays enclosing Masonic emblems; at top, picot-edged narrow band with alternate star and trio of ovals.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10