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Overall H: 25.5 cm, Diam (max): 10.5 cm
On Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown with diamond point engraving. Round-funnel bowl on tall applied stem with round knop between (upper) inverted and (lower) true baluster, slightly sloping, applied foot with wide folded rim, rough pontil mark; on bowl: portrait bust of a man wearing a hat and holding a dagger, stippled in diamond point; on reverse, signed "F. GREENWOOD" above date "1746".
Steuben Glass, Inc., Source
Brown, Henry (English), Former Collection
Signature and date
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
One Dot at a Time
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1983-04-21 through 1983-05-14
Title Unknown (Museum of Fine Arts, Philadelphia)
Philadelphia Museum of Art 1948-11 through 1948-11
Glass: A Short History (Smithsonian Books edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 78; BIB# 130360
Glass: A Short History (The British Museum edition) (2012) illustrated, p. 78; BIB# 135965
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 60, #49; BIB# 35679
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 66, #56; BIB# 33211
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 154-155, pl. 69; BIB# 33819
Garasu no Hanashi (1988) p. 119; BIB# 45725
Vetri del Settecento e dell'ottocento (1985) illustrated, p. 76; BIB# 32949
Garasu Nyumon (Introduction to Glass) (1983) illustrated, p. 70; BIB# 32417
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 58, #54; BIB# 21161
Title Unknown (Peterson's Photographic Magazine) (1977-08) illustrated, opp. pg. 18;
Glas (1958) illustrated, p. 133, fig. 129; BIB# 25567
Art in Glass (1955) p. 141;
Three Centuries of European Glass (1955) # XI;