Covered Daumenglas

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Object Name: 
Covered Daumenglas
Accession Number: 
(a&b) H: 28.6 cm; (a) H: 18.9 cm, D: 14.8 cm; (b) H: 11.2 cm, D: 10.8 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Yellow green, shaded brown non-lead glass; blown, trailed. (a) Barrel-shaped, bulbous, cylindrical form; shaded yellow-green at the bottom to dark brown at the rim; three trailed and indented threads below the rim, and three more at the base; five bulbous depressions on the side; trailed foot ring; bottom with conical kick and rough pontil mark.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Hearst, William Randolph, Former Collection
International Commission on Glass
Smithsonian Institution 1962 through 1962
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23