Cut and Engraved Plate

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Title: 
Cut and Engraved Plate
Accession Number: 
2005.4.49
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.8 cm, Diam (max): 41 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1937-1939
Credit Line: 
Purchased in part with donated funds from Dick and Joan Randles, and John Kohut, in memory of his parents John J. and Frances M. Piecuch Kohut
Primary Description: 
Plate cut and engraved in "Empire" pattern. Colorless lead glass; blown, with cut decoration. Flat circular plate, cut in an elaborate pattern; with 12 ovals cut in fine diamonds radiating from the center, surrounded by a circle of find diamonds; the rim of the plate has six shield-shaped sections cut a variation of Russian, alternating with six circles which have a center section engraved with baskets of flowers surrounded by radiating lines. Plate edge is notched. Signed “Samuel Hawkes” in script in two places and with the “Hawkes” trademark in the center.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Empire
Provenance: 
Kuzora, George, Former Collection
2005-08-16
Kohut, John, Source
2005-08-16
Randles, Dick, Source
2005-08-16
Randles, Joan, Source
2005-08-16
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Inscription: 
Samuel Hawkes
Signature
Acid-stamp On top edge of plate between inner and outer decoration. in script
Samuel Hawkes
Signature
Acid-stamp To the left of the visible signature It is so faint as to be only the depression into the glass but no discoloration to the surface.
HAWKES
Trademark
Acid-stamp Top of plate in center. Hawkes trademark w/ two hawks and fleur-de-lis.
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 2005 (2006) illustrated, p. 17; BIB# AI90241