Jug and 2 Goblets

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Object Name: 
Jug and 2 Goblets
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.2.12
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1860-1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; blown, mold-blown, cut, engraved. Jug has ovoid body; cylindrical neck with trefoil rim and pouring spout; neck with cut hexagonal scale faceting; sides decorated with fronds of three different types of ferns arrayed naturally around the body; applied ribbed loop handle, with the large attachment at the base; domed foot with ring of engraved ovals with polished centers; polished pontil mark; polished foot rim. Goblets: oval bowl, decorated with engraved naturalistic ferns of three types; hollow, tall, trumpet shape foot covered with hexagonal scale faceting; ring of matte oval facets with partly-polished center around the rim; no pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Houghton, The Honorable Amory, Source
1973-08-20
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
1973-08-20