Lidded Punch Bowl, Tray and 15 Glasses

Object Name: 
Lidded Punch Bowl, Tray and 15 Glasses

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Object Name: 
Lidded Punch Bowl, Tray and 15 Glasses
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.41
Dimensions: 
(A) Tray H: 5.7 cm, Diam (max): 69.9 cm; (C) Glasses H: about 12.2 cm, Diam (max): about 6.2 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1867
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles K. Davis
Web Description: 
This large punch set bearing a scene of drinking and revelry was displayed at the 1867 Exposition Universelle in Paris. Its imagery was created, using the acid-etching technique, to produce relief and shading of the motifs. Baccarat was awarded a grand prize at the Exposition, and was noted as having the most renowned of the French displays.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Mitchell, Dorothy Davis, Source
Davis, Mrs. Charles K., Source
Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless and blue glass; acid etched and cut.
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939 (2012) illustrated, p. 96, fig. 5; p. 262, Cat. 28; BIB# 127371
An Introduction to The Corning Museum of Glass (1999) pp. 9-12; ill., p. 11;
Nihon no kinko: tokubetsuten (1983) illustrated, p. 23; BIB# 31304