Flute with a Hunting Motif

Object Name: 
Flute with a Hunting Motif

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Object Name: 
Flute with a Hunting Motif
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 38.5 cm; Rim Diam: 6.5 cm; Foot Diam: 10.5 cm
On Display
about 1770
Primary Description: 
Colorless presumably lead glass; blown and engraved. Slender trumpet bowl flaring slightly at rim and joined to hollow stem, the sides of which continue the tapering line of the bowl, base of bowl and top of stem form about 1/2" (1.3 cm) solid into which the hollow of the stem extends in a shallow cone; applied flaring high sloping foot with plain rim and small rough pontil mark; at top and between chains of alternate ovals and trio of crossed lines, vignette band depicting a hunting scene: tree in foliage (at left), sun rising over hill, fox disappearing in brush, chased by two hounds followed by mounted huntsman carrying a banner inscribed "TALLI HO" and, at right, a castle.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Inscribed in decoration Banner
The Story of English Glass
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962
Title Unknown (Royal Ontario Museum)
Royal Ontario Museum 1950-05 through 1950-11