Centerpiece with Cameo Bowl

Object Name: 
Centerpiece with Cameo Bowl

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Object Name: 
Centerpiece with Cameo Bowl
Accession Number: 
63.4.159
Dimensions: 
Overall: 29 cm; (a) Bowl H: 11.4 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 20.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1890-1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Fletcher Ford and Mrs. Sally Recker in memory of Lola Kincaid Ford
Web Description: 
The cameo decoration is done by acid etching, not by hand carving. This is a faster and cheaper method.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Recker, Mrs. Sally, Source
1963-09-26
Ford, Fletcher, Source
1963-09-26
Ford, Lola Kincaid, Former Collection
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Pink/white glass; blown and acid-etched. Blown in a square shape of white glass cased with opaque pink; acid etched through the pink in a pattern of flowers and heraldic figures; ruffled rim; white metal stand; basket-shaped, marked on base "Quadruple plate".
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2005) illustrated, pp. 266-267, Fig. 11-6; BIB# 88066
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 312, left; BIB# 22048
New England Glass and Glassmaking (1972) p. 357, fig. 331; BIB# 27280