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Colorless blown lead glass wine glass; round funnel-shaped bowl joined by thin cylindrical stem to pedestal foot; bowl acid-etched with bird on branch and border at rim of scrolls, dots, and flowers between two horizontal lines.
According to a note found with matching decanter, INV.12609, the decanter, and therefore probably the glassware, belonged to William Bayard.
Gift of Thomas Barber
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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