Fly Whisk

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Object Name: 
Fly Whisk
Accession Number: 
2000.2.3
Dimensions: 
Overall (Switch Bent) H: 47.5 cm, Diam (max): 3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1875
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, brass, horsehair; cut, polished, brass electroplated, assembled. The long, thin cut glass handle is attached to an electroplated finial into which screws a holder for the long horse-hair whisk (the horse-hair modern).
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mallett & Son (Antiques) Ltd., Source
2000-12-28
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2006-05-19 through 2006-11-30
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
European Glass Furnishings for Eastern Palaces (2006) illustrated, p. 91, fig. 3-45; BIB# 92506
Recent Important Acquisitions, 43 (2001) illustrated, p. 211, fig. 35; BIB# AI53002