Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.97
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.8 cm; Rim Diam: 6.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1761-1775
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless and opaque white lead glass; blown; silver coin. Bell bowl; hollow ball between pairs of mereses, containing a Dutch silver token oxidized pink (on one side seven arrows tied together with a ribbon, and the letters "S / I," on the reverse the inscription "GEL / RIA / 1761," above a straight stem enclosing an opaque white twist (single spiral cable); conical foot; rough pontil mark on underside.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
1979-03-22
Technique: 
Inscription: 
S / I
Inscription
GEL / RIA / 1761
Inscription; Date
Masterpieces of European and American Glass
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1981-10 through 1981-11
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, p. 42, Fig. 14; BIB# AI8566