Port or Madeira Glass

Object Name: 
Port or Madeira Glass

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Object Name: 
Port or Madeira Glass
Accession Number: 
88.4.17 E
Overall H: 12.1 cm; Rim Diam: 6 cm; Foot Diam: 4.9 cm
On Display
about 1893-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. H. Riviere
Primary Description: 
Port or Madeira glass. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Bell-shaped bowl with flaring rim, tooled knop below bowl, inverted baluster stem, flat foot; bowl of each piece is cut in panels and engraved with dolphins, a fountain and scroll, engraving is polished, rock-crystal style; knop and stem of each piece is paneled and engraved with flowers, top surface of foot is cut into panels and bottom surface has engraved flowers and polished pontil mark.
Brady, James Buchanan, Former Collection
Riviere, Marilynn Himes, Source
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 281, #11-53; BIB# 36646
Diamond Jim Brady's Glassware (1989-10) pp. 1, 6-7; BIB# AI23328