Specimen Glass

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Object Name: 
Specimen Glass
Accession Number: 
2005.4.32
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 9.4 cm; Rim Diam: 6.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Harley N. Trice
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, blown; metal, painted. Bell-shaped bowl, applied solid stem with one medial knop, applied flat circular foot with rough pontil mark underneath. Metal lid is painted black and has “B/359-39” in yellow paint with “1465” in red paint. Silver-colored tag attached to stem by a string has “THE WISTAR/1465/INSTITUTE.” Inside is a fragment, possibly of stone.
Provenance: 
Trice, Harley, Source
2005-08-19
Color: 
Inscription: 
THE WISTAR INSTITUTE / 1465
Inscription
Stamped On metal medallion attached to stem w/ string. Text is circular around edge of medallion, "1465" is in the center.
B / 359-39 / 1465
Inscription
Enameled On top of cover. First two lines enameled in yellow. Last line eneameled in red.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-04-01 through 2007-10-21
West Bridge Show