Comet Plate

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Object Name: 
Comet Plate
Accession Number: 
50.4.378
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 1.9 cm; Rim Diam: 16.5 cm; Base Diam: 11.5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1860-1870
Primary Description: 
Comet pattern plate. Lead glass, colorless; pressed; circular form, short sides flaring to broad round-scalloped rim; horn o'plenty band across concentric-ring center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1950-07-31
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 258, #1018; BIB# 30457
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 258, #1018; BIB# 30457