Tray with View of the USF Constitution

Object Name: 
Tray with View of the USF Constitution

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Object Name: 
Tray with View of the USF Constitution
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
68.4.142
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 2.6 cm, W: 11.4 cm, L: 17.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Web Description: 
The USF Constitution was an important American ship used during the Revolutionary War. Around 1830, a movement to preserved the historic ship inspired commemorative items such as this tray.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Esterly, Louise S., Former Collection
1940-05-16
to
1968
Renner-Beth Collection, Former Collection
1940-05-16
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Material: 
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Rectangular shape with upturned rim having sixteen evenly spaced hearts on stippled background with edging of alternating scallops and points; base with sailing ship, nine stars in the upper left corner; twelve stars in the upper right; surrounding "U.S.F. CONSTITUTION".
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 105, #309; BIB# 30457