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Overall H: 10.5 cm; Rim Diam: 5.3 cm; Foot Diam: 5.8 cm
On Display
about 1792
Web Description: 
The wineglass bears the initials of Metha's husband, George Repold. He was a Baltimore merchant who did business with the Amelung factory.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Repold, George, Former Collection
Waesche, Miss Margaret B., Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Wineglass. Non-lead glass, colorless of grayish tone; free-blown and engraved; drawn conical bowl and stem; applied flaring circular foot with plain rim, rough pontil mark; on one side, a medallion composed of four small conventionalized flowers and four slender leaf sprays enclosing initials "G.R." encircled with floral design in script.
Independence Pursued: 17th and 18th c. American Glass: Amelung
Corning Museum of Glass 1976-05 through 1976-11
John Frederick Amelung and the New Bremen Glassmanufactory (1976) illustrated, pp. 88-89, #22 fig. 41 A-B; BIB# AI6136
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, #3, pl. 60; BIB# 25299
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, #3, pl. 60; BIB# 25299
American Glass (1948) (1948) illustrated, #9, pl. 40; BIB# 25297
Safe Clues in the Amelung Quest (1934-09) illustrated