Curtain Tieback

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Object Name: 
Curtain Tieback
Accession Number: 
61.4.155
Dimensions: 
H: 1.2 cm, D: 6.4 cm, L(plus metal shank): 11.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1850
Primary Description: 
Opalescent glass and pewter; pressed. Flat circular plate with six petaled rosette in relief on top; beaded rim; pewter stem imbedded in glass.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin Antiques, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 234, second from left; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 266, #1058; BIB# 30457