Stem Glass, Part of Five-piece Set
On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945
4 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12.4 x 7 x 7 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on underside of base: "E. & J. B / 9165 / U.S. PATENT #75939"
Designated Purchase Fund
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Elsa Tennhardt (American, born Germany, 1899-1980). Stem Glass, Part of Five-piece Set, Patented 1928. Silver-plated brass, 4 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12.4 x 7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 85.213.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 85.213.2a-b-.6_bw.jpg)
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Cocktail glass on stem, silver-plated brass; part of a set with ice bucket, stem glasses, and salt and peppershakers. Glass has triangular base and irregularly shaped, curving stem that supports inverted cone-shaped bowl with three applied, triangular decorative motifs.
CONDITION: Considerable wear and scratching to all surfaces, with minor pitting and place loss throughout.
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