Wine or firing glass

Object Name: 
Wine or firing glass

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Object Name: 
Wine or firing glass
Accession Number: 
51.3.318
Dimensions: 
H: 11.5 cm, D(rim): 6 cm, (foot): 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, of grayish cast; free-blown and crudely engraved. Large drawn bowl and wide hollow "stem" tapering to applied wide terraced (1 step) circular firing foot with plain rim, rough pontil mark; on one side, a large "B" and, around upper part, leaf and scrolled-vine circlet below a hair and a wavy line.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
Amelung Glass
Venue(s)
Maryland Historical Society 1952-03 through 1952-06
American Glass (1948) (1948) #10, pl. 35; 110 ff.; BIB# 25297