Flip Glass (Netherlands), mid-18th century
In the eighteenth century, Dutch glassmakers were skillful in engraving, leading to large quantities of glassware either being produced or engraved in the Netherlands. This flared glass, featuring an acid-etched floral spray and foliate pattern, is commonly referred to as a flip glass, due to the popular 18th-centry cocktail that it often contained.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 15.6 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Flip Glass (Netherlands), mid-18th century; glass; H x diam.: 15.6 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1947-69-3