Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.12
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.25 cm; Rim Diam: 7.8 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1730
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Squat bell-bowl with flaring narrow rim, applied stem with large tear extending from bottom of cushion knop through ring knop into inverted baluster rising from flattened knop, applied low domed foot with folded rim, rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Color: 
Technique: 
Story of English Glass (Traveling Exhibition)
Venue(s)
Berea College
Coe College
Oneonta State Teachers College
Paine Art Center and Arboretum
Suffolk Museum
English Glass Traveling Show
Venue(s)
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962