Loving Cup with Cover

Object Name: 
Loving Cup with Cover

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Object Name: 
Loving Cup with Cover
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Overall H: 29 cm; Body H: 22 cm; Rim Diam: 13.5 cm; Foot Diam: 11.5 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Loving Cup with Cover. Lead glass, colorless, of bluish tinge; free-blown from heavy gathers, tooled decoration; an urn shape --- bowl broad and rounded at bottom tooled in bands of horizontal ribs, sides slanting slightly inward to applied flat band with medial rib, then spreading to plain rim; applied standard with composite stem: large hollow ball knop containing George III, 1811 inscribed for one shilling six pence, broad flat button knop, narrow circular stem; applied broad flat circular foot with rough pontil mark; applied opposing semi-ear-shaped handles with medial rib, large tongue attachment at top in space between collar and rim and at bottom just above ribbing on body. Heavy set-in horizontally ribbed (tooled) low-dome cover with large knop with hollow hemispherical button, silver 1821 LIBERTY dime in hollow section; one side: with Liberty head inscribed LIBERTY, 1821 below, six stars on right, seven on left; opposite side... AMERICA... DC Coin in knop inscribed GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX, male portrait, ...SP... beneath shoulder
McKearin, George S., Source