Taperstick

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Object Name: 
Taperstick
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.2.174
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.75 cm; Rim of Socket Diam: 5.75 cm; Foot Diam: 8.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740
Primary Description: 
Colorless, presumably lead glass; blown and molded parts. Deep cylindrical socket (nozzle) with wide saucer rim, attached by merese to composite stem --, double flattened-knop with air- beads in upper, Silesian stem (molded shouldered) set in blade knop, and ball knop with long air-beads --, applied wide flat-domed circular foot with plain rim and tiny rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1951-04-11
Bles, Joseph, Former Collection
Davis, Cecil, Former Collection
Color: 
Technique: 
English Glass Traveling Show
Venue(s)
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962