Sweetmeat dish

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat dish
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
69.3.74
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim L: 12.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1730-1740
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, mold-blown, cut, engraved. Ribbed, shell-shaped bowl with rounded end; each rib with minutely engraved decorations of rococo scrolls, shells, female figures, at the center a coat of arms; facet-cut ovoid stem with mereses above and below; circular foot with elaborately engraved scrollwork; cut ovals on the underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
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