Wineglass

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Object Name: 
Wineglass
Accession Number: 
79.3.315
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 28.1 cm, W: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
engraved in 1747
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Web Description: 
An inscription on the foot records that the engraving was added by Canon A. O. E. von dem Busch of Hildesheim, Germany, in 1747.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent bright blue non-lead glasses; blown, diamond-engraved. Large round funnel bowl decorated all over with a diamond-point engraved landscape, with two large stone buildings, one with flag inscribed "47" flying from the tower, a three-masted ship between, twice signed "Busch": below one building and below one tree; elaborate lace-like wide formal foliate border below the rim; elaborate stem composed of a waisted section above a flat, double-headed dragon stem (with opaque white threads in the body) with trailed and pincered blue combs, beaks and fins; straight section below, ending in a swelling base; folded foot with rough pontil mark.
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2004-05-13 through 2004-10-17
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
 
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 109, #32; BIB# AI9181