Serving Fork cut in Russian and Pillar Pattern

Object Name: 
Serving Fork cut in Russian and Pillar Pattern

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Object Name: 
Serving Fork cut in Russian and Pillar Pattern
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.4.58 B
Dimensions: 
(Aa) H: 13.2 cm, D: 16.4 cm; (Ab) H: 8.7 cm, D: 15.3 cm; (B) L: 28.6 cm, W: 4.8 cm (C) L: 28.7 cm, W: 4.9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1890
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Huntington, Jr.
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown and heavily cut. (Aa) Seven lobed circular bowl with scalloped top edge, heavily cut in Russian pattern with vertical lines separating the seven convex sections; hobstar in base. (Ab) is donut shaped stand with four feet into which the base fits; the outside of the ring is cut in Russian pattern; (B,C) is a pair of silver salad servers (fork and spoon) with ovoid glass handles cut in Russian pattern; silver is marked "GORHAM CO" with an anchor.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Russian and Pillars
Provenance: 
Huntington, John C., Jr., Source
Huntington, Mrs. John C., Jr., Source
Category: 
The American Cut Glass Industry and T.G. Hawkes (1996-09) illustrated, p. 3;
The American Cut Glass Industry and T. G. Hawkes (1996) p. 3;
The American Cut Glass Industry: T. G. Hawkes and His Competitors (1996) illustrated, p. 51, #2-14; BIB# 36646
The Cutting Edge: 200 Years of Crystal (1992) p. 154; BIB# 35042
The Cutting Edge: 200 Years of Crystal (Brochure) (1992) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# 35107
American Brilliant-Style Cut Glass (1991-06) cover ill.;
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 42, 94, pl. 67; BIB# 33046
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1984 (1985) p. 6;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 27 (1985) p. 103, #24; BIB# AI15253
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, ill. 159, 134, pp. 67, 63; BIB# 28811