Rummer Engraved with Sunderland Bridge

Object Name: 
Rummer Engraved with Sunderland Bridge

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Object Name: 
Rummer Engraved with Sunderland Bridge
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.177
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15 cm; Rim Diam: 8.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1800-1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pressed, cut, engraved. Cylindrical bowl with engraved representation of an arched cast iron bridge springing from two brick piers, a sailing ship passing underneath, depicted in an oval; border of circular facets with polished centers above a row of hatched and fringed pendant triangles; pressed domed and terraced square foot, with short stem flared at the base of the bowl; ribbed, hollow dome on the underside of the foot; cut edges and bottom.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, p. 37, fig. 6;