Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 19.2 cm; Rim Diam: 9.1 cm
On Display
about 1730-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Deep, pan-topped funnel bowl on a drawn, plain stem; the sides of the bowl with engraved floral bouquets and foliate scrolls; engraved leaves and polished grapes encircle the base of the bowl; folded foot; rough pontil mark.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Ratcliffe, R. F., Former Collection
A History of English and Irish Glass, Vol. II (1929) pl. XCV, #2; BIB# 65087