Stirrup Glass

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Object Name: 
Stirrup Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.218 D
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.1 cm, Diam (max): 5.75 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1810
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass; free-blown, cut and engraved. Ovoid bowl, long cusped stem terminating in small knob; eight cut petal-top flat panels on lower bowl and continuing on stem to faceted knob; on bowl, between panels and rim, wavy band with engraved sporting motto: "DAMING AND SINKING".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Newton, Lord, Former Collection
Park, Lynne, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
DAMING AND SINKING
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