Wineglass with a Birth Scene

Object Name: 
Wineglass with a Birth Scene

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Object Name: 
Wineglass with a Birth Scene
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.356
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.4 cm; Rim Diam: 8 cm; Foot Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1780-1790
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, stipple-engraved. Ovoid bowl, stipple-engraved with a birth scene, with the mother in bed, two nurses nearby, while a third presents the baby to the father, enclosed in an elaborate scrollwork and floral surround; petal and panel cutting at the base of the bowl, merging into hexagonal cutting on the straight stem; conical foot with rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Category: 
One Dot at a Time
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1983-04-21 through 1983-05-14
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11