Cordial Glass

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Object Name: 
Cordial Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.3.22
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.5 cm; Rim Diam (max): 4.5 cm; Foot Diam (max): 4.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1890-1899
Primary Description: 
Cordial Glass. Thick, colorless non-lead glass; free-blown, acid-engraved, gilded and enameled. Small cup bowl attached by merese to hollow stem composed of three ring or annular knops, dome foot with beveled edge on underside. Acid-engraved elaborate over- all diaper decoration: slender gilt-outlined white enamel scrolls with vein of gray dots, forming cartouche-like areas; on bowl, gilt stylized eagle motif on coil diaper; red enamel "Cross of Lorraine" on Greek key diaper below two Crosses of Lorraine on stippled mat background; gilt and enamel coat of arms on basket-weave diaper; gilt and green enamel thistle on curlicue diaper below two Crosses of Lorraine on stippled mat background; thistle-on-curlicue on stem below "eagle" on bowl and above Cross of Lorraine on foot; Cross of Lorraine on Greek key below coat of arms on bowl and above two gilt-outlined stars on stippled mat background on foot; other areas covered by stippled mat ovals with clear cross of Lorraine. Marked on bottom in black, "Daume" "Nancy", in two lines with a symbol between.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Material: 
Inscription: 
Daum / Nancy
inscription
bottom in black