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H: 31 cm, W(base) 9.5 x 9.5 cm
On Display
about 1820-1835
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Purchased with funds from the Gertrude Christman Melvin Endowment
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Colorless lead glass, brass; blown, cut, pressed. Baluster shape font, with brass collar; cut with diamond facets and vertical flutes, attached by a wafer to a flat disk cut into an octagon, wafer below, with a hollow knop below that, larger knop below that, cut with diamond facets, small hollow knop below that, with octagonal cut disk applied to square pressed base; base with a rosette design underneath, sides of the base ground and polished; bottom surface ground; "rosette" in the base with twelve trifid ribs, which is 7 cm. across and about 2.5 cm. deep; rough pontil mark.
W. M. Schwind Jr. Antiques, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 32 (1990) illustrated, p. 196, #18; BIB# AI74245
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1989 (1990) p. 5;