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Loving cup or vase

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Colorless loving cup or vase with heavy foot, baluster stem with flattened knop in center. Bowl of vase is bulbous and tapers in at neck, then flares out to rim. Three fine lines encircle vase below rim. Two applied handles with tooled terminals.

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection

American, probably, 1820–40

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

H: 5 11/16 in.; W: 3 3/16 in.; D: 5 7/8 in.; Diam: 3 3/8 in.

Accession Number

1978.1071

Medium or Technique

Blown glass

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass