Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
96.2.12 C
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.3 cm; Rim Diam: 8.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, polished, engraved, acid-etched. Pointed bowl with cut fluting around the base, a stem consisting of a faceted knop followed by a fluted, flaring stem, and a solid circular foot with a cut star beneath. The bowl is etched with "Apollo and Diana Discharging Their Arrows" after John Flaxman's illustration for the Odyssey of Homer.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
1996-08-19
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, p. 33, #38, bottom right; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, p. 171, #27; BIB# AI5243
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 18;