Covered Casket with Tray

Object Name: 
Covered Casket with Tray

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Object Name: 
Covered Casket with Tray
Accession Number: 
56.4.2
Dimensions: 
(ab) Overall Covered Casket H: 12.7 cm; (a) Casket H: 8.0 cm; (a) Casket Rim W: 10 cm, L: 16.2 cm; (a) Casket Base W: 13.0 cm, L: 6.6 cm; (c) Overall Tray H: 3.0 cm; (b) Tray Rim W: 20.1 cm, L: 14.0 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1830-1840
Primary Description: 
Covered Casket with Tray. Clear glass; pressed, casket: rectangular body flaring upwards, scalloped base, high rim consisting of shells between volutes; around body-outside a lancet leaf pattern, on the bottom a rhombus with an oak-leaf motif framed by ribbing; cover: stepped cover with shell-finial; around cover-inside a gothic arch design; tray: rectangular tray with flaring rim; bottom-outside has a lancet-leaf pattern with stars, rim-outside has shells between volutes above a gothic arch frieze.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Former Collection
1954
Powers, Mrs. Albert E., Source
1955-11
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period, 1825-1850
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1954-06-21 through 1954-09-15
Classical Taste in America 1800-1840 (1993) illustrated, pp. 204-205, #162; BIB# 26178
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 68, #157; BIB# 30457
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 276, fig. 287; BIB# 19272
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 19, top left; BIB# 98018
The Story of American Pressed Glass of the Lacy Period 1825-1850 (1954) illustrated, p. 105, #349 frontis (center right); BIB# 27822