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Burgundy glass from the Embassy service

designed 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)


Object Place: Toledo, Ohio, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 6.4 cm (6 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.794

Medium or Technique

Low lead glass

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Glass

One of a set of eight 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

By 2013, Jef Linden of Decodence.com (online dealer), San Francisco, CA; 2013, sold by Decodence.com to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

American Decorative Arts Curator's Fund