Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Maker(s): 
Accession Number: 
63.3.34
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.51 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, stipple engraved. Ovoid bowl; finely stipple engraved bust portrait of a woman wearing an airy, powdered wig; orange branches frame the portrait, tied with a ribbon below; inscribed at the sides "FREDERICA SOPHIA/ WILHELMINA/PRINSES/VAN ORANGE"; dated "1790" at the lower right of the portrait; straight stem with cut diamond facets, the top facets rounded, at the base of the bowl; conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Nystad, S., Source
1963-03-18
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 6 (1964) illustrated, p. 167, #50; BIB# AI97744