Ale Glass

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Object Name: 
Ale Glass
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Overall H: 15.2 cm
On Display
about 1680-1700
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, pattern-molded, pincered. Conical bowl, with spirally-ribbed gather on the lower half; ending in a flammiform fringe; merese above a stem with five wafer-pincered wings at the top, and a small ball at the base; folded conical foot; rough pontil mark.
Davis, Cecil, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Treasures in Glass
Allentown Art Museum 1966 through 1966
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 178, #26; BIB# 103865
Treasures in Glass (1966) illustrated, pp. 42-43, #68; BIB# 28036