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Stem Glass (One of Eight)

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Colorless glass with flat circular foot, a tall stem with six facets and knob in center, and a tall bowl. The pattern consists of a bull's eyes and tapering diamond point panels. It was called "Union" when it was first produced in the 1860's.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ashton Sanborn in memory of Ashton Sanborn

about 1860–70

Object Place

So. Boston, Massachusetts, United States


17.14 x 8.89 x 8.89 cm (6 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pressed glass