Whimsy "Top Hat"

American
1815–40


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

6.0 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.788

Medium or Technique

Glass, blown three mold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

Cobalt blue whimsey in shape of top hat. Thin band of vertical ribbing above base, plain thin band, band of nine diamonds with sunburst motif in them, chevron pattern between diamonds, plain thin band of diamond diapering plain thin band of diagonal ribbing to the right on rim that comes up on two sides and is folded down on other two sides (rarity) Condition: small chip in rim
See GIII-23,pg 256 in McKearin “American Glass”

Credit Line

William H. Fenn III Glass Collection