Trick Glass

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Object Name: 
Trick Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H (with stag): 25.5 cm, (w/out stag): 12.8 cm; D (stag): 14.6 cm, (rim): 10.5 cm
On Display
about 1600-1799
Primary Description: 
Clear bubbly glass; part with stag cloudy through weathering; free-blown, with applied and tooled parts. Thick conical bottom with concave center and rough pontil mark at base, curving to the funnel-like body; a solid stick is applied to the bottom which projects above the rim and holds a cylindrical hollow tube ending in a hollow stag with open mouth; antlers, legs, tail, eyes, ears, etc. are applied, three crimped rings are applied to the tube.
Carlebach Gallery, Source
Glass & Ceramics Conservation 2010 (2010) illustrated, p. 129, 130; BIB# 118800