Whimsy "Top Hat"

American
1815–40


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

5.7 cm (2.25 in.)

Accession Number

1978.787

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Colorless whimsey shaped like a top hat. Band of diagonal ribbing to the right above base, thin plain band of diagonal ribbing to the left, plain thin band, band of alternating sunburst motif and diamond diappering pattern, plain thin band, band of diagonal ribbing to the right of rim. Rim comes up on two sides and folds down on opposite two sides.
See GII-7, pg 254 in McKearin “American Glass”

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection