Pen

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Object Name: 
Pen
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.70
Dimensions: 
L: 18.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Primary Description: 
Colorless and colored glass; free-blown, applied and tooled decoration. Colorless fluted and spiraled nib; composite shaft: long slender cylinder with red, white, blue, and yellow twists; opaque white baluster and knop section studded with minute blue, yellow, and red beads; and at top, in a pale amber wreath with pale pink and French blue flowers, a blown white swan with red eyes, beak and wing edges.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Macbeth, George D., Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 219, third from left; BIB# 22375