Ribbed Taperstick

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Object Name: 
Ribbed Taperstick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.18
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16 cm; Foot Diam: 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pattern-molded and blown. Deep cylindrical socket with flaring rim, molded vertical ribs, and three rings at base, composite shaft including large knop with tears (air-beads) at top of Silesian or rib-molded shouldered stem, applied circular domed foot with heavy, radial molded ribs, each swirling to plain rim from diamond-boss at shoulder of dome; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Color: 
Title Unknown (Rich's)
Venue(s)
Rich's Inc. 1948-10 through 1948-10
English & Irish Antique Glass: Steuben Collection illustrated, p. 22, right; BIB# 73086