Footed eggcup

Footed eggcup
Title
Footed eggcup
Date 
1830-1850
Medium 
Glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 8.9 x 7.3 cm )
Description 
Colorless pressed lead glass footed eggcup with flared rim with scalloped edge, alternating shells and leaf stalks on sides, and base with scalloped edge.
Object Number 
INV.3992
Gallery Label 
This example has been published as American glass; however, according to "American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass," it is much more similar to European glass in design (p. 389).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group