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H: 10.2 cm, D(base): 6.4 cm
On Display
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical shape; high lip; stippled background; row of chevrons below rim; followed by vertical ribbing, single row of chain decoration, single row of beading and a row of Gothic arches around lower part of body; handle, pressed in one piece with body, with thumbrest at top and fingerstop at bottom; round scalloped base.
Esterly, Louise S., Source
Burckhardt, Robert, Former Collection
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 69, #162; BIB# 30457
Glass, the Mildred C. Howes collection (1971) illustrated, p. 8 (#18); BIB# 30149