Flute glass

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Object Name: 
Flute glass
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Overall H: 17.3 cm; Rim Diam: 6.3 cm; Foot Diam: 7.4 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, overlay, cut, gilt. Tall, funnel shape; the rim cut and gilt; an oval white medallion set on the side, with gilt rim, and gilt "A/I" beneath a crown, with an inscription in Cyrillic which may be translated "Paris is taken/19 May/1814"; band of cut nailed diamonds below the rim; cut vertical flutes around the sides, extending through the drawn, straight stem; panel-cut disk foot with cut scalloped rim; polished concave bottom with small polished concave pontil mark.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Optical Play: glass, vision and spectacle in Russian culture (2014) illustrated, p. 107;
The Splendor of Imperial Russia (1988) illustrated, #79, p. 4; BIB# 33684