Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.195
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Foot Diam: 9.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1780
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass, of gray cast; blown and cut. Double-ogee bowl, sides squared at rim drawn up to form four arch-scallops, (one at each corner), applied cut hexagonal and knopped stem, and flaring sloping circular foot; small rough pontil mark; on bowl, flat cutting including swags, triangular and semicircular slices; on base of foot, circlet of ovals.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection