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Egg cup

Object Number: 
1953.322b
Date: 
1860-1885
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 9.2 x 6.7 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass footed eggcup with flared rim, hexagonal bowl with arches surrounding sides, hexagonal stem, and circular base.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this object was manufactured by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co. in the late nineteenth century and subsequently given to a great niece of William Stetson (superintendent of the Sandwich factory from 1826 to 1830).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Ella S. Humble
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group