Elsa Tennhardt (American, born Germany, 1899–1980). <em>Stem Glass, Part of Five-piece Set</em>, 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: , 85.213.2a-b-.6_bw.jpg)

Stem Glass, Part of Five-piece Set

Artist:Elsa TennhardtE. & J. Bass Company

Medium: Silver-plated brass

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Dates:Patented 1928

Dimensions: 4 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (12.4 x 7 x 7 cm)


Museum Location: Decorative Art, 20th-Century Decorative Arts, 4th Floor


Accession Number: 85.213.4

Image: 85.213.2a-b-.6_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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