Sweetmeat Glass

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.37
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 14 cm; Rim Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1750
Primary Description: 
Clear glass with many bubbles; free-blown, with applied and tooled decoration. Plain conical foot with a rough pontil mark padded stem with flat ruby red thread along its medial axis, the ruby red thread or band including an opaque white layer, the stem is tooled to form four half columns, in a double cushion to which four free standing, slightly curved threads are attached forming, the base for the bowl; the bowl has scalloped rim, consisting of single petals fused together and being crimped to bear a lacy pattern.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Former Collection
1960
Bernard Perrot 1640-1709 (2010) p. 187; BIB# 115618