Loving cup

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Object Name: 
Loving cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.330
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11 cm; Rim Diam: 9.3 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-about 1730
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, with gray cast; free-blown, applied and tooled decoration. Deep slender bowl, applied narrow sloping circular foot with rough pontil mark; applied opposing handles, flattened on innerside and, with curled ends, attached below rim and just above bottom of bowl; lower side of bowl with superimposed layer of glass tooled into swirled ribs, paired and terminating in widely-spaced points above top of superimposed layer.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Title Unknown (Royal Ontario Museum)
Venue(s)
Royal Ontario Museum 1950-05 through 1950-11