Sweetmeat Jar

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-5333

Description

Blown and cut colorless glass; deep bowl with an extended lip; diamond cut on border of lip; faceted under lip; diamond cut bowl; three stepped rings; flat circular knop; four sided stem flaring into stepped and squared platform base; domed cover has fluted, circular handle with partially faceted stem; four stepped rings on dome with diamond cut band.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jars
cutting (dividing)
lead glass
glass (material)
Glass
Cut
JAR

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.75 (H), 5.375 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.685.1AB