Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Accession Number: 
50.2.14
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.25 cm; Rim Diam: 10 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1750
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass with gray tinge; pattern-molded, blown, and cut; scallop-rimmed tulip-shape bowl with molded heavy vertical ribs, notch cutting on alternate ribs; applied solid stem, central swelling-knop; applied domed foot, molded heavy radial "pillar" ribs, rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29