Plaque of Mrs. Samuel Parkes Cadman

Object Name: 
Plaque of Mrs. Samuel Parkes Cadman

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Object Name: 
Plaque of Mrs. Samuel Parkes Cadman
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
92.2.2 B
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 15.7 cm, W: 11.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1895
Credit Line: 
Gift of Juliette K. Rakow in memory of Leonard S. Rakow
Primary Description: 
Opalescent white, transparent brownish-amethyst lead glass; blown, overlaid, acid-etched, cameo-carved. Flat, oval shape; opalescent white on top of transparent amethyst; the white layer carved to create a bust-length portrait of a woman facing to her right, with upswept hair and two combs, her dress with high, lacy collar and frontal panel, with stylized flowers at her shoulder; signed in incised script at the lower right rim, "Geo. Woodall"; carved simple double-molded frame at the edge; the back polished flat; with circular paper label under tape, printed "COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW" in purple, and inscribed in blue ink, "CG-32," a second white paper sticker alongside, inscribed "F1465" in blue ballpoint ink.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rakow Estate, Juliette K. (Mrs. Leonard S.) ((d. 1992)), Source
1982-02-26
Inscription: 
COLLECTION OF DR. & MRS. LEONARD S. RAKOW / CG-32
Label
F1465
Label
Geo. Woodall
Signature
Venue(s)
J. Paul Getty Museum 2007-10-18 through 2008-01-14
Corning Museum of Glass 2008-02-15 through 2008-05-27
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1982 through 1982
 
The Cameo Glass of Thomas and George Woodall (2000) illustrated, p. 74; BIB# 64626
English Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 41, 61, fig. 36, second from left; BIB# 35913
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1992 (1993) illustrated, p. 6;
Important Acquisitions from the Rakow Collection (1993) p. 141, #9;
Cameo Glass: Masterpieces from 2000 Years of Glassmaking (1982) illustrated, pp. 68, 112, #56; BIB# 30609
Collector's Notes: Cameo-Glass Portraits - A First (1976-06) p. 1171;