Hawkes Grand Prix Plaque

Object Name: 
Hawkes Grand Prix Plaque

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Object Name: 
Hawkes Grand Prix Plaque
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
63.7.33
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 36.2 cm, L: 44 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1889
Primary Description: 
Black velvet, gold lettering; hand-made. Rectangle of worn black velvet, with gold lettering: "EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE/PARIS 1889/GRAND PRIX/T.G. HAWKES/CORNING N.Y."; center, below Grand Prix two medals flank coat of arms, left medal with: "EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE/1889" right one with: "REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE".
Department: 
Provenance: 
T. G. Hawkes & Co. (1880-1925), Source
1964-03-20
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Color: 
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Material: 
Inscription: 
EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE/PARIS 1889/GRAND PRIX/T.G. HAWKES/CORNING N.Y.
Inscription
Gold lettering
REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
Inscription
Right medal
EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE/1889
Inscription
Left medal
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 235, #9-10; BIB# 36646
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, p. 54; BIB# 28811