Trick Glass

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Object Name: 
Trick Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.17
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.8 cm, Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Transparent very bubbly green glass (bottle glass); slight weathering; free-blown, with applied and tooled parts. Flat ovoid body with rough pontil mark and short cylindrical neck with thick overfolded ring-like rim; the body is covered with applied crudely crimped, pinched cross-notched heavy threads of a complicated design: the sides show from bottom to top a kind of shell, a broad horizontal bar with nipples, and a reversed shell, the side edges have a vertical crimped band with nipples, surmounted by square loop handles with elongated corners, attached at shoulder and neck.
Department: 
Provenance: 
O'Higgins, Mrs. A. G., Former Collection
1954
Color: 
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