Notice of Upcoming Content and Access Change

The Museum is working on the future of our online collections access. A new version will be available later in 2023. During this transition period, the current version of the Collections Browser may have reduced functionality and data may be not be updated. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For any questions or concerns, please contact us.

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm, Diam: 8.5 cm
Not on Display
about 1810-1830
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Slightly tapered, straight-sided form, with a cut, raised, rope band below the rim, above a band of horizontal grooves; four vertical bands of angular grooves separate four raised panels, with a raised American shield bearing seven engraved stars in the top half, and fifteen vertical bars on the lower half, two with raised harps with engraved diagonal strings, and a raised shield with finely engraved battlement stone tower with a flaming heart at the top in the upper half, and seven cut bends sinister in the lower half; a band of horizontal angular grooves at the base, above a narrow relief-cut band of diamond facets; the base entirely diamond faceted.
Lyons, Louis, Source
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31