Souvenir Fresnel Lens or Ship Running Light

Object Name: 
Souvenir Fresnel Lens or Ship Running Light

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Object Name: 
Souvenir Fresnel Lens or Ship Running Light
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
70.4.37
Dimensions: 
H: 5.4 cm, D(top): 6.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1928
Credit Line: 
Gift of Otto W. Hilbert
Primary Description: 
Deep red non-lead glass; pressed. Cylindrical shape with pattern of four horizontal ridges on top third and four more on bottom third; center space embossed "CORNING GLASS WORKS / 1868 1928 / CORNING, N.Y. USA" on one side and CGW in script in a rectangle on the other side; "SOUVENIR / FRESNEL OR SHIP / RUNNING LIGHT / LENS" on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hilbert, Otto, Source
Color: 
Technique: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 350, #1372; BIB# 30457