Covered Nappy

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Object Name: 
Covered Nappy
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm; a) H: 4.5 cm, Diam: 15.5 cm
On Display
about 1855-1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elmer S. Chace in memory of Amy Chace
Primary Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed in the "Comet" or "Horn O'Plenty" pattern. Flattened spherical shape; tails of "comets" curving down the side to left; twenty-four-rayed star in center of base; dome shape cover fits on inside rim, with knob in shape of a man's bewigged head (apparently George Washington).
Pattern Name: 
Horn of Plenty/Comet
Chace, Amy, Former Collection
Chace, Elmer S., Source
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 23, p. 196; BIB# 96483
A Guide to Dating Glass Tableware: 1800 to 1940 (2000) illustrated, p. 166, fig. 23;
The Corning Museum of Glass, Curators' Choice (1995) illustrated, #15; BIB# 36655
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 35, #51; BIB# 35681
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 107; BIB# 36566
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 77, #69; BIB# 33211
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 146, second from left; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 259, #1026; BIB# 30457
A Short History of Glass (1980 edition) (1980) illustrated, p. 69, #67; BIB# 21161
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 19, fig. 18; BIB# 28025