3 Piece Dresser Set

Object Name: 
3 Piece Dresser Set

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Object Name: 
3 Piece Dresser Set
Accession Number: 
73.4.25
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
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Date: 
1850-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marion Pike
Primary Description: 
Ruby over colorless, lead glasses; blown, cased, cut, gilt. (A,B) Perfume decanters: bulbous body with tall slender neck; gilt bands; cut with two rows of eight opposing arches through gold ruby to clear; cut trefoils and quatrefoils between arches; gilt swags and ornaments around body; octagonal base with ground and polished pontil mark. (Ab,Bb) Inverted pear-shaped, cut through ruby to clear in four vertical panels, showing elongated air bubble inside; gilt decoration around body; ground neck. (Ca) Powder box: flattened bulbous shape with eight panels cut through ruby to clear; cut trefoils and quatrefoils and gilt decoration; base ground and polished. (Cb) Lid: round ball knob, matching decoration with serrated cutting around rim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pike, Marion, Source
Pike, Mary May Leighton, Former Collection
New England Glass Company, 1818-1888
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1963 through 1963
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 171; BIB# 22375
The New England Glass Company, 1818-1888 (1963) p. 67, #73; BIB# 27488
Cambridge Glass, 1818 to 1888 (1930) illustrated, pl. 57; BIB# 25687