Pressed Glass Pane marked "Bakewell"

Object Name: 
Pressed Glass Pane marked "Bakewell"

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Object Name: 
Pressed Glass Pane marked "Bakewell"
Accession Number: 
56.4.10
Dimensions: 
Overall L: 17.6 cm, W: 12.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1830-1845
Web Description: 
The Bakewell firm is thought to have made several designs of pressed glass panes. These were used in interior doors and in furniture.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Patton, Gerald M., Source
1956-10-08
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
BAKEWELL
Mark
Pressed reverse center
Primary Description: 
Pressed Glass Pane marked "Bakewell". Colorless glass, mold-pressed. Rectangular pane, with design of Gothic arches, marked on smooth side, "BAKEWELL". Slightly irregular (not flat); with a few horizontal, wavy lines/chill marks. Some scattered light whitish haziness on the left side.
Picture This: Windows on the American Home
Venue(s)
National Building Museum 2003-03-10 through 2003-08
Minnesota Historical Society 2003-10-13 through 2004-11
The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-1870
Venue(s)
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
 
The Origins of Pressed Glass Decoration (1983-09) pp. 86-91, ill. p. 87;
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 72, #171; BIB# 30457
The Gothic Revival Style in America, 1830-1870 (1976) p. 65, #123, ill.; BIB# 19133
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 284, fig. 303-2; BIB# 19272