Loving Cup or Vase

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Object Name: 
Loving Cup or Vase
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.2.19
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 26 cm, W: 22.1 cm; Foot Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860-1900
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed, engraved, handles applied. Tall vase, with flared bowl, scalloped at top rim and rounded bottom; engraved with inscription: "A PRESENT / FROM / GLOSSOP" between scrolls, reverse engraved with two fern leaves; two applied handles, crimped at lower terminals, on either side of bowl; hexagonal stem, with angular knop at top, over a true baluster; disk-shape foot with radial star on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Kinghorn Antiques Ltd., Former Collection
1974-11-03
Color: 
Inscription: 
A PRESENT / FROM / GLOSSOP
Inscription
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 367, #1423; BIB# 30457