Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.1090
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18 cm; Rim Diam: 7.6 cm; Foot Diam: 9.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1728
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, engraved, gilt. Tapered bowl with waisted base, gilt rim; engraved decoration of a man, whose face is formed as a man-in-the-moon, driving a chariot through the clouds, drawn by four horses, with stars in the background, scrolls below and at the sides; inscribed on the reverse "Sinpoterit Noxterre/Vitro prognostica Phoebos/ Enbibe trinafaVet No/MINE Slella Dies/P.M.M.M.Y.C.I/1728"; bubble in thick bowl base; band of engraved stars around the waist; stem composed of an angular knop above a basal ball knop, both containing an air bubble; domed and folded foot with ring of engraved stars around the rim; ground pontil mark with engraved lion rampant.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Former Collection
Color: 
Inscription: 
engraved lion rampant
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