Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.3.429
Dimensions: 
H: 13.7 cm, diam: 6.3 cm (foot) 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1795
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Ovoid shape bowl with engraved representation of a liberty tree (a cap on top of tree supported by six wires), inscribed "VRYHEID: :GELYKHEID: EN: BROEDERSCHAP:/:EERSTE: VRYHYTS:/:BOOM: GEPLANT:/:IN: AMSTERDAM: /:D 19IANUARI:/A:1795:"; petal cutting at base of bowl, merging into a straight, panel-cut stem with alternate angles notched; panel-cut foot; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source