Casket

What is AAT?

The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) (r) is a structured vocabulary for generic concepts related to art and architecture. It was developed by The Getty Research Institute to help research institutions become consistent in the terminology they use.Learn More

Object Name: 
Casket
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 12.3 cm, W: 9 cm, L: 14.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass and ormolu; pressed. Rectangular box with brass rim and lock hinging top and cover together; arch and waffle pattern on top and sides; egg and dart molding around base; four paw feet.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sakiel, N. & Son, Source
1979-03-14
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Pressed Glass, 1825-1925
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1983-04 through 1983-10
St. Louis Art Museum 1983-12-01 through 1984-03-01
Suntory Museum of Art 1984-07-17 through 1984-09-02
Portland Museum of Art 1984-11-01 through 1985-12-31
Cincinnati Art Museum 1985-04-13 through 1985-05-26
Glass and the Glorious, an 1831 Baccarat Catalog (1999) p. 30;
A Century of Pressed Glass (1983) p. 35;
Pressed Glass 1825-1925 (1983) pp. 36, 47, ill. p. 36; BIB# 30792
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 374, #1449; BIB# 30457