Firing glass, mid-18th century
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The heavy, blown-glass drinking vessel has a wide base blown with thick concentric layers or rings of glass; a short, trunk-like stem; and a thick, squat bowl or cup with slightly flared sides. There is exterior surface wear overall. On the underside of the base, in red, are the codes SL.256.4 and Feb-15.
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