Figurine of Ruth

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Object Name: 
Figurine of Ruth
Accession Number: 
54.4.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 10.3 cm; Base Diam: 6.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1876
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ellen D. Sharpe
Primary Description: 
Figurine of Ruth. Transparent "frosted" glass with pinkish-grey tinge; pressed; a figurine of the biblical Ruth as a young girl resting on one knee gleaning grain; on the base: "GILLINDER & SONS CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sharpe, Ellen D., Source
1954-06-01
Category: 
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
GILLINDER & SONS CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION
inscription
base
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 290, #1138; BIB# 30457