Covered Nappy

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Object Name: 
Covered Nappy
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.15
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.5 cm; a) H: 4.1 cm, Diam: 15.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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; "Comet" heads forming a scalloped rim, with tails going down side to a twenty-four-rayed star in center of base; dome shape cover rests on inside rim of bowl; reverse "comet" pattern pressed on inside; with hexagonal knob.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Horn of Plenty/Comet
Provenance: 
Chace, Amy, Former Collection
Chace, Elmer S., Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glassmaking: America's First Industry
Venue(s)
Strong Museum 1990-04-17 through 1990-04-29
The Corning Museum of Glass, Curators' Choice (1995) illustrated, #15; BIB# 36655
All About Glass = Garasu Daihyakka (1993) p. 107; BIB# 36566
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 35, #51; BIB# 35681
A Short History of Glass (1990 edition) (1990) illustrated, p. 77, #69; BIB# 33211
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 259, #1027; BIB# 30457
Glassmaking: America's First Industry (1976) illustrated, p. 19, fig. 18; BIB# 28025