Beer Mug or Tankard

Object Name: 
Beer Mug or Tankard

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Object Name: 
Beer Mug or Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 18.5 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Foot Diam: 8.25 cm
On Display
about 1790
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown. Slender cylindrical bowl with slightly spreading rim and rounding slightly at bottom, applied high sloping foot, rough pontil mark; hollow finely-ribbed (pattern-molded) loop handle with turned-back end; decoration: incised lines around rim, rounding part of body with so-called gadroon molding upon a cup-like casing; formalized engraved decoration above molding: "W POTTER" above a hop cone with leaves and tendrils flanked by stalks of barley curving toward handle, bird in cage above barley head on one side and, on the other, an insect.
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Henrage, Col., Former Collection
East Side Winter Antiques Show
Park Avenue Armory