Knight Chess Piece

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Object Name: 
Knight Chess Piece
Accession Number: 
52.4.321-20
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm, W: 3.6 cm, D: 3.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1934-1950
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Carder
Primary Description: 
Lead glass, blue; cast, cut and polished. Cast by the "lost wax" method, and the sides and base were wheel-polished after removal from the mold. Knight in the form of a chest and head (bust) of a Roman soldier with helmet and octagonal base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Carder, Frederick ((American, born United Kingdom, 1863-1963)), Source
1952-03
For Show, Not Play: Glass Chess Sets
Venue(s)
Museum of American Glass at Wheaton Village 2002-04-03 through 2002-12-06
Carder Gallery, "B" Building