Footed eggcup

Object Number: 
INV.3992
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 8.9 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Conical shaped egg cup with scalloped rim; stippled body with scallop shells around sides; applied round scalloped foot.
Gallery Label: 
This example has been published as an example of American glass; however, according to "American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass," it is more similar to European glass in design (p. 389).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group