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Claret glass from the Embassy service

1938
Designed by Edwin W. Fuerst (American, 1903–1988), Designed by Walter Dorwin Teague (American, 1883–1960), Manufactured by Libbey Glass Company (founded in 1888)


Catalogue Raisonné

deco

Dimensions

17.14 x 5.71 cm (6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1999.255.5

Medium or Technique

Low lead glass

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

One of a set of seven drinking glasses, each of which has a flat stem that is in the form of a rectangle, if seen in section. The two flat sides of each stem are impressed with a vertical fluted pattern. Each drinking glass has a cicular base, while each bowl varies insize and shape according to its intended use.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor from The House That Jack Built, New York City (?), December 1978.

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection