Box or Casket

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Object Name: 
Box or Casket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
59.4.401
Dimensions: 
Overall (max) H: 12.25 cm, L: 21.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1940-1949
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Glass Works
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; cast. Rectangular box with sculptured dual tailed mermaids on each corner; low relief decoration on two sides of mermaids and dolphins in foliate seaweed; ends have foliate decoration in low relief; satin finish over all; signed: "F. Carder".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Glass Works, Vycor Building, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Inscription: 
F. Carder
Signature