Firing Glass

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Object Name: 
Firing Glass
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H: 10.9 cm; D (rim): 6.6 cm, (foot): 6.5 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Clear heavy glass with grey tinge and few minute and large bubbles; wear marks at base; free-blown, tooled and engraved. Solid flat stepped foot with rough pontil mark, applied conical bowl with solid bottom containing large tear; on bowl Masonic emblems with wreath formed by two large flower sprays with daisy-like flowers, above the inscription: "SIELENTIO-DE- FIEDE."
McKearin Antiques, Source
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of our National Heritage 1975-09 through 1976-09
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 14; BIB# 22048
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts (1976) p. 67, #40; BIB# 19155
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) pp. 240-241, pl. 60 #5; BIB# 25299
American Glass (1948) (1948) pl. 41, #1, p. 109; BIB# 25297