Rummer with Sailing Ship

Object Name: 
Rummer with Sailing Ship

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Object Name: 
Rummer with Sailing Ship
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.89
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.2 cm; Foot W: 6.2 cm, D: 6.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1797
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown, pressed, engraved, gilded. Tapered ovoid bowl with engraved representation of a three-masted ship with inscription "THE GLORIOUS / 11 OF OCTr 1797" in an arc above and "DUNCAN AND VICTORY" in an arc on the reverse, all gilded, and with a gilded rim; ball knop over terraced square foot (the faces cut), with gold lines on edges and ribbed dome underneath (a "lemon squeezer" foot); "1615" inscribed in white paint underneath foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
The Bulfinch illustrated encyclopedia of antiques (1994) illustrated, p. 96; BIB# 26855
Commemorative and Souvenir Glassware (1980-05) illustrated, Cover;