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Claret Glass

A work made of blown glass.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of blown glass.

Date:

c. 1824/40

Artist:

Attributed to Jersey Glass Company
American, 1824–62
Jersey City, New Jersey

About this artwork

This unusually colored glass was perhaps part of a set belonging to the family of George Dummer, who founded the Jersey Glass Company. Alternatively, it is also possible that this glass is European, likely Danish. The United States continued to import a great deal of European glass throughout the 19th century. In fact, the Dummers started out as resellers of imported glass, and it is conceivable that they continued to sell European glass alongside wares of their own manufacture.

Status

On View, Gallery 172

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Jersey Glass Company (Manufacturer)

Title

Claret Glass

Place

New Jersey (Object made in)

Date

c. 1824–1840

Medium

Blown glass

Dimensions

10.2 × 5.7 × 6.4 cm (4 × 2 1/4 × 2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Charles C. Haffner III

Reference Number

2003.88

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