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 cm; Rim Diam (max): 9.6 cm; Foot Diam (max): 6.8 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Wine or Firing Glass. Colorless non-lead glass, of greenish tinge; free-blown and engraved. Long waisted bowl terminating in thick cylindrical "stem" with large globular tear, applied, thick, heavy circular foot with rough pontil mark; engraved on one side with Masonic emblems.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
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
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 20, bottom left; BIB# 98018
American Glass (1948) (1948) p. 109, #3, pl. 41; BIB# 25297