Wine or Firing Glass

Object Name: 
Wine or Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Wine or Firing Glass
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm; Rim Diam (max): 12.1 cm; Foot Diam (max): 7.3 cm; Wall Thickness: .2 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Wine or Firing Glass. Colorless non-lead glass, of grayish tone; free-blown and gilded. Waisted bowl terminating in thick cylindrical "stem" with large tear, applied thick, heavy, circular "firing" foot, rough pontil mark; on one side, in gold, two long leaf sprays partly enclosing Masonic emblems; rim of bowl gilded.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory
Amelung Glass: An Exhibition of Wares from New Bremen, Maryland, including pieces attributed to Amelung and some examples of Stiegel, Pittsburgh, Sandwich, etc., 1750-1875
Maryland Historical Society