Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.167
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.5 cm; Rim Diam: 12.25 cm; Foot Diam: 11 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1780
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray cast; blown, pattern-molded, and cut. Large double-ogee bowl attached by small merese to Silesian (molded shouldered) stem set in collar at center of domed foot; small rough pontil mark; decoration: flat cutting on bowl -- rim in alternate pointed and broad round scallops; on long upper curve of sides, below each broad scallop, small pointed quatrefoil on large diamond formed by lunar slices, vertical slice at pointed scallop and in space between diamonds, three facets in clover-like formation in space formed by lower sides of diamonds and a long swag; on short lower curve of sides, row of divided ovals above row of circles --; on stem, eight vertical ribs tapering from diamond boss on shoulder; on foot, eight fine ribs extending from diamond boss on dome to cut scalloped and beveled rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Cutler, Leonard, Former Collection
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
1951-04-11
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Category: 
A Touch of Glass
Venue(s)
Explorers Hall, National Geographic Society 1995-02-15 through 1995-09-15
Title Unknown (Marshall Field & Co.)
Venue(s)
Marshall Field & Co., Chicago 1947-09 through 1947-12