String Holder

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Object Name: 
String Holder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
72.4.108
Dimensions: 
H: 11.8 cm, D(rim): 10.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1875-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Preston Bassett
Primary Description: 
Ruby and colorless glasses; blown, cased, cut. Cylindrical shape; applied ruby collar around string hole; pattern of circles in four rows cut through ruby to colorless glass; rim ground and polished flat.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Bassett, Preston, Source
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 177, left; BIB# 22375