Basket with 10 Medallion Sulphides

Title: 
Basket with 10 Medallion Sulphides

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Title: 
Basket with 10 Medallion Sulphides
Accession Number: 
86.2.42
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 20 cm, L: 20.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1820-1830
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jokelson
Primary Description: 
Colorless, white lead glasses; molded sulphides, encased; stamped metal. Shallow, oval shape; made of gilt, stamped metal openwork, set with sulphide "jewels"; the rim openwork, with narrow floral bands on either side of a diaperwork band; ten figures of putti blowing pairs of pipes, their wings outstretched, flanking oval glass medallions framed in stamped metal; the medallions incorporating double-sided sulphides, the inside showing a bouquet of flowers; an oval plaque with a bust- length male portrait inscribed at the side "MARCHANT", the edge outlined in blue; a bunch of wheat; an oval plaque with depiction of a woman pouring a libation into a dish, an eagle alongside, the plaque outlined in blue; a bust of a bearded man; an oval plaque with depiction of Neptune, holding a trident, the plaque outlined in red; a small circular disk with molded radial petals, and a grotesque male bearded mask, with pointed ears; an oval plaque white the head of a young man with indecipherable inscription at the neck; a head of a young man with long, curly hair and soft, rounded cap; an oval plaque white male head, inscribed "MARCHANT" at the side, the plaque outlined in blue; the reverse sides of these plaques, starting with the same one, a bouquet of flowers (same as other side); a woman's portrait, wearing a fabric turban, the plaque outlined with a row of red dots; a sheaf of wheat (same as other side); a female winged head (Medusa) the plaque outlined in dark green; a male bust (same as other side); another winged head (Medusa), the plaque outlined in dark blue; a grotesque head (same as other side); a female bust, wearing a veil, the plaque outlined in blue, a head of a young man with rounded cap (same as other side); a bust of George III... For complete description see Notepad: Full Description 1987-02-27
Department: 
Provenance: 
Jokelson, Mrs. Paul, Source
1986-12-04
Jokelson, Paul ((d. 2002)), Source
1986-12-04
Category: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
MARCHANT
Inscription
MARCHANT
Inscription
Objects of Fantasy: Glass Inclusions of the Nineteenth Century (2001) illustrated, pp. 134-135, #75; BIB# 68390
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, p. 120, #22; BIB# AI19055
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1986 (1987) p. 5;
Annual Bulletin of the Paperweight Collectors' Association (1986-1987) cover;