Letter Rack

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Object Name: 
Letter Rack
Accession Number: 
96.4.185 B
Dimensions: 
H: 9.3 cm, L: 17.3 cm, W: 7 cm;...
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1915-1935
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Letter rack is U-shaped with the back side higher. Front surface is cut with a frame of fine diamonds around closely-spaced parallel lines centering on a polished oval engraved with a crossed torch, bow and quiver, a helmet and flowers and ribbons, with a scroll on each side of the oval; rear surface is framed with a band of fine diamond cutting, base is acid-stamped: "HAWKES.
Department: 
Provenance: 
From the Cutter's Wheel, Source
1996-10-08
Category: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 39 (1997) illustrated, pp. 182-183, #48; BIB# AI5243
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1996 (1997) illustrated, p. 12, p. 17;