Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.3.389
Dimensions: 
H: 17.5 cm; D(rim): 8 cm, (foot): 8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1740-1750
Credit Line: 
Bequest o Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Round funnel shape bowl, engraved with a crowned shield containing a prancing horse (of Hannover), with an eagle order suspended below, backed by ermine mantling, and flanked by trophies of arms; stem composed of an angular knop above a small ball knop, with an air bubble, above a long, teared inverted baluster with small ball knop at the base; conical shape foot with rough pontil mark; transparent turquoise blue number "448" inscribed on the foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Walter, Former Collection
Hill, C. L., Former Collection
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Walter F. Smith Collection: an important collection of glass. First portion: English glass. (1967-12-04) lot 130;
Old English drinking glasses, English, Irish and Continental glass and paperweights, comprising Jacobite & Williamite... (1952-12-08) lot 13;