Ship Under Glass

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Object Name: 
Ship Under Glass
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2003.4.108
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.9 cm, W: 18.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1880-1900
Primary Description: 
Colorless, white, red, blue and green glass; lampworked, assembled. The seascape is contained within a colorless glass dome and footed wooden base and has shredded celophane to imply occean waves. The ship's body is made of of numerous strands of colorless and light green glass, with three tall white masts with red cross members, and many colorless strands for the rigging. There are red and blue banners at the top of each mast, and a red, white and blue American flag at the back. The scene alos includes a man rowing a small dingy, two other smaller lampworked ships and a small light house, all in red, white and blue. All of the glass components are attached to wooden base with colorless glass rods.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyon, Kenneth W., Former Collection
Lyon, Sylvia Applebee (Mrs. Kenneth), Former Collection
Applebee & Lyon, Source
2003-10-31