Ale Glass

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Object Name: 
Ale Glass
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
79.2.44
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.7 cm; Rim Diam: 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and gilt. Tall round funnel bowl with gilt rim and gilt decoration, consisting of a pair of barley sprays on one side, and trailing pendant hops and leaves on the other; tall straight stem enclosing a double series opaque white twist (single twelve-ply spiral band encircling two intertwined heavy spiral threads); conical foot; rough pontil mark; inscribed in white paint near the pontil mark "138.".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
138
Mark
near pontil mark white paint