Masonic Dram Glass

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Object Name: 
Masonic Dram Glass
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm; Rim Diam: 6.6 cm
On Display
about 1765-1770
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, enameled. Waisted bowl with solid base; sides enameled with white foliate wreath around the rim, with yellow and red Masonic symbols below (dividers, rule, and sun on one side, hammer, trowel, square, and plumb-bob? on the other, with a key and pair of dividers or compass between); rough pontil mark.
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
Drinking Glasses Through the Ages
Place des Antiquaries 1987-11-18 through 1988-01-31
English Glass from the Strauss Collection (1980-04) illustrated, cover, pp. 311, 314, fig. 3; BIB# AI7962
The Ingenious Beilbys (1973) illustrated, p. 113, pl. 65; p. 65; BIB# 27395