2 Wineglasses

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Object Name: 
2 Wineglasses
Maker(s): 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.841
Dimensions: 
See Individual Records
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1770-1790
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless, opaque white and pale blue non-lead glass; blown, filigree, engraved, gilt. (A) Ogee bowl; engraved and gilt scrolled rococo cartouche on the front, enclosing the script initials "NT"; engraved and gilt inscription on the reverse, "VIVAT den bestandig lever,/og altiid efter dyden straeber"; straight stem enclosing a color twist (two pale blue threads encircling a vertical spiral tape); conical foot; rough pontil mark. (B) Similar to (A), except for the initials "AM" in the cartouche, and inscription "gid dyd forstand, og Noysom ed/os dig maa altid finde stoed" on the reverse.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23