Posset Cup

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Object Name: 
Posset Cup
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 20.7 cm, W: 12.8 cm, D: 8.5 cm
On Display
about 1690-1700
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pattern-molded. Large, slightly-flared, round funnel bowl, with molded gadrooning at the base; two applied loop handles, curled at the lower attachments; applied S-shaped spout, pinched at the base; merese and disk above a hollow stem consisting of a ball knop above an inverted baluster and swelling knop at the base; folded, conical foot, rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
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