Ale Glass

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Object Name: 
Ale Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.52
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20.6 cm; Rim Diam: 6.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, and engraved. Tall round-funnel bowl, with honeycomb molding at the base of the bowl; engraved band of flowers, arranged horizontally, below the rim, including a rose, a pink, and two five-petaled flowers on stems, with leaves; tall, straight stem enclosing a double-series opaque white twist (single thirteen-ply spiral band encircling two spiral threads); conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1979-03-22