Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Firing Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
51.3.321
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.3 cm; Rim Diam (max): 6.5 cm; Foot Diam (max): 6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1750-1800
Primary Description: 
Firing Glass. Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved. Tapered, straight- sided, conical form, with thick, tapered stem containing a large air bubble; engraved band of polished tiny ovals alternating with stylized floral sprigs, with a thin line below; terraced, thick foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1938
to
1951-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Chemical Analyses of Early Glasses (Volume 1) (1999) pp. 189, 250; BIB# 61154
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, pp. 110 ff., 112, pl. 41, 43, #9; BIB# 25297
American Glass (1941) (1941) illustrated, pp. 110 ff., 112, pl. 41, 43, #9; BIB# 25298