Hunting Horn

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Object Name: 
Hunting Horn
Accession Number: 
50.4.31
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1770-1775
Primary Description: 
Hunting Horn. Probably lead glass; deep purple-blue; patterned in an eighteen-rib dip mold and ribbing swirled as gather was fashioned by manipulation into form of hunting horn, narrow folded rim on horn, plain flaring rim at mouth-piece.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1933
to
1950-07-31
Category: 
Material: 
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 189, fig. 333; BIB# 81579
Glasshouse whimsies: an enhanced reference (1989) illustrated, pp. 96-97, ill. p. 97; BIB# 33472
Glasshouse whimsies (1984) illustrated, pp. 96-97; BIB# 31190
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 34, row 3, right; BIB# 98018