Ice Glass Beaker

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Ice Glass Beaker
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Accession Number: 
73.3.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm; Rim Diam: 6.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1575-1599
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, "ice glass". Cylindrical shape with trailed foot ring; the sides and bottom molded in a pattern of repeated diamonds with dots in their centers over flutes (ten diamonds in a horizontal row); the base with slight kick and rough pontil mark; the entire surface crackled in an "ice glass" technique; inscribed "3000" on underside of base in white paint.
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