Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
79.3.271
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 27.6 cm, D(rim): 7.3 cm, (foot): 7.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1770-1780
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, stipple engraved. Round funnel bowl with diamond-stippled decoration of three putti, one (at the right) holding a hat-topped liberty pole, another (in the background) holding two spays of foliage, while the third puts a torch to a pile of arms (flag, canon, pike, and spear); stem composed of a short plain section with bulbous knop, above a multi-teared inverted baluster with basal ball knop; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Color: 
Material: 
One Dot at a Time
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1983-04-21 through 1983-05-14