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Overall H: 17.8 cm, W: 11.1 cm, D: Diam (max):
On Display
about 1824-1832
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Aquamarine glass; mold-blown; plain lip, pontil mark. Obverse: Lafayette, small profile in uniform facing right. Bust is within Masonic Arch and Pillars and modified fleur-de-lis below. Reverse: American Eagle, head turned to left; shield with seven vertical bars on breast; wings partly raised and left foreshortened. Thunderbolt (two arrows) in left talons, large olive branch in right. Six cannon balls below olive branch. Above eagle seven five-pointed stars. Inscription: "GE L LA FAYETTE" in semi-circle around lower part of panel; the "N" is reversed. Edges: smooth.
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McKearin Antiques, Source
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum of our National Heritage 1975-09 through 1976-09
Masonic Symbols in American Decorative Arts (1976) illustrated, p. 72, #56; BIB# 19155
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 213 (fig. 201, center); BIB# 19272