Flip glass

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-7924

Description

Pale aquamarine transparent body. Flip glass form with cylindrical sides tapering out from flat bottom; unpolished pontil. Wheel-etched decoration of two-masted ship; zig-zag border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

flip glasses
glassblowing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
soda lime glass
glass (material)
Colonial Revival
marines (visual works)
sailing vessels
Glass
Blown
Etched
Colonial Revival
Sailing vessel
Maritime
GLASS

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Mexico; Europe

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 3.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.646.10

Places

Possibly
Possibly
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