Bicchieri Convergenti

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Object Name: 
15 Glasses
Bicchieri Convergenti
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(Aa) H: 15.9 cm, D (rim): 5.7 cm, (Ab) H: 16 cm, D (rim): 5.7 cm; (Ac) H: 15.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Carlo Moretti
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; mold-blown, ground, polished. (A-E) Glasses in five sizes of varying diameters and heights in basic two-part cylindrical shape; top half has cracked off, ground and polished rim cut at a slight angle, straight sides curve in abruptly at waist which is angled to same degree as rim but in opposite direction; lower half of vessel is smaller in diameter and extends as a straight-sided cylinder to thickened flat base; no pontil; inscribed "Carlo Moretti" near base of tumbler; all have acetate label, "made in Italy".
Moretti, Carlo, Source