Powder Box with Lid

Object Name: 
Powder Box with Lid

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Object Name: 
Powder Box with Lid
Accession Number: 
73.4.39
Dimensions: 
(a&b) H: 9 cm; (a) diam: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1866-1875
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marion Pike
Web Description: 
The container was sold to commercial customers who supplied the contents.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pike, Marion, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Greyish white, lead glass; pressed. (a) Cylindrical shape, fourteen slightly concave vertical panels around sides; flanged rim for cover; base ground flat around outer edge, but not polished; base inside shows shear mark; (b) circular shape, similar panels, hexagonal knob with top ground flat; cover inside also shows shear mark.
New England Glass Company, 1818-1888
Venue(s)
Toledo Museum of Art 1963 through 1963
Glass Bottles, Lamps & Other Objects (1983) pl. 148; BIB# 22375
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 274, #1084; BIB# 30457
The New England Glass Company, 1818-1888 (1963) illustrated, p. 75, #205; BIB# 27488
Cambridge Glass, 1818 to 1888 (1930) p. 104, pl. 38, upper right; BIB# 25687