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It was then cracked off from the pontil and carried away, a finished liqueur-glass of the tiniest size, to be annealed.
Pontil, pon′til, n. an iron rod used in glass-making for revolving the glass while soft.
Zorzi was seated on the working stool, the pontil in one hand, the 'porcello' in the other.
Zorzi now had the whole vessel, with its spout and handle, on the pontil.
The pontil scar itself is missing, but the thick curving section leaves little doubt as to its original appearance.The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia|C. Malcolm Watkins