Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.2.128
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21.7 cm; Rim Diam: 10.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Slightly flared round funnel bowl, with engraved foliate scrollwork border at the rim, an elaborate coat of arms on one side, and crowned mirror monogram containing the letters V, J, F, and D, with crossed laurel sprays surrounding it; stem composed of a short, teared, inverted baluster above a teared ball knop, a short inverted baluster with air bubble, and a ball knop at the base; conical foot with foliate scrolls engraved on the upper surface, and with a star and circle engraved on the pontil mark; scallop border engraved on the foot rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
V J F D
Inscription (Monogram)