Wine or Firing Glass

Object Name: 
Wine or Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Wine or Firing Glass
Accession Number: 
51.3.323
Dimensions: 
H: 11.5 cm, D(rim): 7 cm, (foot): 7.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1790-1810
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass, of deep gray cast; free-blown and engraved. Large tapering bowl terminating in thick "stem" with very large globular tear; applied heavy wide-terraced (1 step) circular "firing" foot, rough pontil mark; at top, engraved band of fine vertical sprigs above polished ovals.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
Barber, Edwin Atlee, Former Collection