Panel Depicting Four Cherubs Gathering Fruit

Object Name: 
Panel Depicting Four Cherubs Gathering Fruit

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Object Name: 
Panel Depicting Four Cherubs Gathering Fruit
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.2.1
Dimensions: 
Frame H: 43.4 cm; W: 34.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1778
Primary Description: 
Colorless and red-orange non-lead (?) glasses; enameled. Flat, rectangular sheet, with transparent enamel decoration of four nude children gathering grapes and other fruit; one, at the left, with red-brown drapery holding a basket over his head; another, at the left, holding a bunch of grapes to his mouth; a third, center, leaning on a basket; while a fourth, resting on a rock at the right, clutches grapes in his lap; stylized trees, rocks, a ribbed melon, etc. around, clouds overhead; signed at the lower right (script, scratched through the enamel before firing) "E. M. Pearson 1778"; leaded into a frame of bright orange-red panels; frame of brown wood moldings.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strasser, Rudolf von, Former Collection
1978-12-20
Scott, Leslie S., Former Collection
Technique: 
Inscription: 
E. M. Pearson 1778
Signature and date
scratched at lower right script scratched thru enamel before firing
Stained Glass Before 1700 in Upstate New York (2004) illustrated, p. 23; Pl. 17; BIB# 86517
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) illustrated, p. 20, #32; BIB# 35681