Ale Glass

Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Ale Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 15.4 cm; Rim Diam: 6.4 cm
Not on Display
about 1750-1760
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark green lead glass; blown, molded. Tall round funnel bowl; stem composed of an octagonal "molded pedestal" stem with coil collar at the base; domed foot; rough pontil mark; printed paper label inscribed "BER / NEY / 444" on the foot.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Berney, George F., Former Collection
BER / NEY / 444
on the foot
A Catalogue of Old English and other glassware (1937) pl. 11, #691; BIB# 29807
A History of English and Irish Glass, Vol. II (1929) illustrated, pl. C, lower, #1; BIB# 65087