Drinking boot

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Object Name: 
Drinking boot
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H: 19.7 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark amber non-lead glass; blown, trailed, milled. Boot shape; with cup-shaped rim, drawn into a rounded spout at the back; tapered leg, with milled trailed ring at the top and bottom; bulbous applied toe; trailed milled ring around the toe, suggesting the sole and heel, and another, arched, at the back, suggesting the strap for the spur; spur formed as five pointed ovoid projections at the back of the heel; pointed mark on the underside of the heel; circular paper sticker on the "sole", inscribed "3644" in pink pencil.
Van der Meer, A., Source
Recent Important Acquisitions, 9 (1967) illustrated, p. 137, #27; BIB# AI97741