Pressed Bowl with a View of the New England Glass Company on the Rim

Object Name: 
Pressed Bowl with a View of the New England Glass Company on the Rim

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Object Name: 
Pressed Bowl with a View of the New England Glass Company on the Rim
Accession Number: 
59.4.88
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 3 cm, Diam: 15.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1840
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Esterly
Web Description: 
These bowls are relatively common. They might have been used for advertising.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Source
1959-09-01
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Material: 
Primary Description: 
Pressed Bowl with a View of the New England Glass Company on the Rim. Colorless lead glass; pressed. Circular shape; scalloped edge; stippled background; sides with four oval vignettes alternating scenes of man with horse plowing and a ship, man with horse plowing and a glass factory; center with scene of log cabin and cider barrel.
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 105, #310; BIB# 30457