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Overall H: 16.5 cm, Diam: 8.5 cm
On Display
about 1845-1860
Primary Description: 
Colorless and fiery opalescent lead glass, blown, tooled. Cylindrical top section with flaring rim having a heavy thread of fiery opalescent glass applied and marvered, lower half of body is bulbous and has an applied casing of fiery opalescent glass, applied baluster stem and flat circular foot, rough pontil mark.
Innes, Lowell (d. 1986), Former Collection
Rogers, J. Robert, Former Collection
Husfloen, Kyle, Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, pp. 208-209, fig. 30; BIB# AI53002
Title Unknown (The Glass Club Bulletin) (2001) Cover;
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2000 (2001) illustrated, p. 14, right; BIB# AI98331
Two important glass auctions (1986-05-03) illustrated, Lot #44; BIB# 13023
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) p. 104, 389-398 (fig. 50); BIB# 19272