Posset Cup

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Object Name: 
Posset Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.94
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.9 cm, W: 10.2 cm; Rim Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1730-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Bowl with tapered sides and bulbous base ("thistle" shape), with applied S-shaped spout and pair of loop handles; disk foot; rough pontil mark on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Category: 
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Venue(s)
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
 
The Cup of Kindness: an Exhibition of Beverage Vessesl from The Corning Museum of Glass (1984) illustrated, Inside cover, p. 2 top right; BIB# 36320
Investing in Georgian Glass (1971) p. 102, bottom; BIB# 74772
Collecting Georgian Glass (1971) p. 102, bottom; BIB# 87457