Faceted Baluster Wineglass

Object Name: 
Faceted Baluster Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Faceted Baluster Wineglass
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Accession Number: 
Overall H: 18.8 cm, Diam: 9.2 cm
On Display
about 1720
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Bell-shaped bowl, with elaborate engraved floral and foliate border, partly polished; the lower half of the bowl facet cut, with a band of ovals above a band of large square pyramidal facets, and a band of triangular and oval facets below; diamond- and panel-faceted stem, composed of a ball knop above an inverted baluster, and a basal ball knop; domed foot, with cut oval facets on the shoulder of the dome; rough pontil mark.
Brooks, John A., Former Collection