Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.4.348
Dimensions: 
H: 16.3 cm; D (rim): 6.8 cm, (foot): 7.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1840
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and engraved. Conical bowl with cut decoration of three fish, head to tail, around upper part; five rings around lower part of bowl above a hollow knop containing a silver coin marked "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/HALF-DIME" on one side, with Columbia about "1837" on the other; circular foot; polished pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
Color: 
Technique: 
A Cup of Kindness
Venue(s)
General Foods Collection Gallery 1984-02-01 through 1984-05-01
Some 19th Century Glasses from the Strauss Collection (1981-03) illustrated, pp. 36-43, ill. p. 39, fig. 10; BIB# AI8566
American Glass in the Jerome Strauss Collection (1980-08) p. 276, fig. 3; BIB# AI9966