Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.351
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.7 cm; Rim Diam: 7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glass; blown, engraved. Bell bowl with engraved decorative border consisting of two baskets of stylized flowers alternating with two domed bee hives; stem with four ball knops enclosing a double-series opaque white twist (pair of spiral threads encircling a multi-spiral vertical gauze twist); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1982-08-09