Wineglass or Firing Glass Engraved with Masonic Emblems

Object Name: 
Wineglass or Firing Glass Engraved with Masonic Emblems

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Object Name: 
Wineglass or Firing Glass Engraved with Masonic Emblems
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.2.76
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.75 cm; Rim Diam: 5.25 cm; Foot Diam: 7.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Primary Description: 
Wineglass or Firing Glass Engraved with Masonic Emblems. Colorless lead glass with opaque white twists; blown and crudely engraved. Ogee deep bowl, applied short straight stem with pair of multi-ply white tape spirals, applied thick, broad circular firing foot, rough pontil mark; Masonic emblems on bowl: obverse, radiant sun with "G" at center; reverse, group of symbols including square, compass and trowel.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
1950-10-01
Material: 
Inscription: 
G
Inscription
The American Craftsman and the European Tradition, 1620-1820
Venue(s)
Minneapolis Institute of Arts 1989-09-23 through 1989-12-31
Carnegie Museum of Art 1990-04-14 through 1990-06-10
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts
Venue(s)
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of our National Heritage 1975-09 through 1976-09
 
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Venue(s)
Park Avenue Armory
The Story of English Glass
Venue(s)
Montclair Art Museum 1956
Museum of Fine Arts, Syracuse 1956
Wenham Historical Association and Museum 1956
Berea College 1958
Coe College 1958
Oneonta State Teachers College 1958
Paine Art Center and Arboretum 1958
Suffolk Museum 1958
Loeb Art Center 1959
Alabama Polytechnic Institute 1960
Birmingham Museum of Art 1960
Community Savings Bank 1960
Huntington Galleries 1960
Atlanta Art Association 1962
Brooks Memorial Art Gallery 1962
Columbia Museum of Art 1962
Georgia Museum of Art 1962
North Carolina State College Union 1962
URI Memorial Union 1962
 
The American Craftsman and the European Tradition, 1620-1820 (1989) illustrated, p. 217, #8; BIB# 24956
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts (1976) illustrated, p. 68, #41; BIB# 19155