12 Engraved Glass Inlays

Object Name: 
12 Engraved Glass Inlays

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Object Name: 
12 Engraved Glass Inlays
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
85.3.35
Dimensions: 
D (A-F,H,K): 1.3 cm, (I,L): 1.5 cm, (J): 1.8 cm; (G): 1.9 cm
Location: 
See Individual Records
Date: 
about 1850-1900
Credit Line: 
Gift of Wolfgang Prager
Primary Description: 
Colorless and transparent red and blue non-lead glasses; cut, overlay, engraved, silvered. Thin, circular shape, with one face convex and the other face flat; with gilt engraving on the reverse; (A) with annular blue overlay, engraved cross, heart and anchor; (B) with engraved dove with branch, flaming heart; (C) with flaming heart within a square frame formed of four arrows; (D) with annular red overlay, engraved cross, heart and anchor; (E) with engraved cross, heart and anchor; (F) with engraved pair of hearts, palm frond and branch of foliage; (G) with annular red overlay, engraved heart on a pedestal, cross and anchor; (H) with engraved flaming heart, cross and anchor (crossed); (I) with engraved flaming heart, anchor and cross (crossed); (J) with silvered rim, engraved heart on a pedestal, cross and anchor; (K) with engraved heart on a pedestal, cross and anchor; (L) with heart on a pedestal, anchor and cross; in a segmented plastic sleeve with twelve compartments; mounted in a green and silver plastic loose-leaf folder, black backing paper, and sheet of letterhead printed in tan at the top, right: "Wolfgang Prager . Dipl. Graphiker/1100 Wien, Pernerstorfergasse 20/27" and typed "Dedicated to Mr. Dwight P. Lanmon/for The Corning Museum of Glass/on the occasion of the visit in/Vienna on June 9th, 1985." and "Engraved glass-inlays for brooch/ medaillons [sic] and buttons decorated/with guess, love, hope and love- /symbols. Bohemia, 19th century."
Department: 
Provenance: 
Prager, Wolfgang, Source