Dish

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Object Name: 
Dish
Accession Number: 
50.4.191
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3.25 cm; Rim Diam: 16.5 cm; Base Diam: 10.25 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1830-1835
Primary Description: 
Dish. Lead glass; fiery opalescent; pressed; shallow circular bowl, sides curving from rope table-ring to rope rim; on inner surface, in relief: tiny vertical flowers with leaves and stem between each of five pairs of horizontal cornucopia filled with fruit and flowers; on center, hairlike concentric rings; on outer surface: hairlike rings on sides, fine concentric rings on bottom to tiny disc at center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S., Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 37, #49, pl. 5; BIB# 30457