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Title: Amberina (AKA Diamond Optic)
Name: Toothpick Holder
Date: 1885
Medium: Amberina leaded glass (amber at base; ruby at rim)
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in. (6.4 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm)
Classification: Decorative Arts, Glass
Credit Line: Gift of the estate of Iva Bader, member of Quester chapter Robert Lucas #314 . In the Iowa Quester Glass Collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museums, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Object Number: UM2013.668
Published References: Glass Toothpick Holders: Identification & Values by Bredehoft and Sanford, 1999, p. 154