Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Firing Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
95.4.266
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.2 x 7.2 cm; Rim Diam: 7.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1790-1820
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, gilded, engraved. Cylindrical shape with flaring top rim which has been gilded, engraved compass, square, triangle, sun and moon on one side, air bubble just below bowl, very heavy applied circular foot with rough pontil mark underneath.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22