Engraved Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Engraved Wineglass
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Overall H: 14.2 cm; Bowl Diam: 5.2 cm
On Display
about 1760-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Engraved Wineglass. Colorless, transparent blue and opaque white lead glass; blown, applied, engraved. Round funnel bowl, copper-wheel engraved with a carnation flower on a stem with leaves, and a stylized sprig with three flowers on the reverse; straight stem enclosing a color twist (opaque white spiral tape edged in blue and a multiple spiral cable); conical foot; rough pontil mark on underside.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, p. 18 (fig. 6);