Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.2.359
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 19.7 cm; Rim Diam: 8.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1748
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, engraved. Round funnel bowl with engraved depiction of a rounded hill, with the sun rising behind it, a trumpeter on horseback at the left, a standing drummer at the right, with flowering shrubs at either side, two arms springing from clouds holding crossed swords above the sun; inscribed "DEN GOEDEN OORLOGH" above; stem consisting of three ball knops above a ball knop enclosing multiple air beads, and three ball knops; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
1979-03-22
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
DEN GOEDEN OORLOGH (The Fortunate War)
Inscription
The glass of wine : the science, technology, and art of glassware for transporting and enjoying wine (2018) illustrated, p. 11, fig. 1.10, left;
Glass Through the Ages (Revised) (1959) pl. 73d, pp. 185-186; BIB# 65361
Glass Through the Ages (1st Ed.) (1948) pl. 47d, p. 149; BIB# 18668
General Notes (GN 3) (1943-09) illustrated