Flat Glass

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Object Name: 
Flat Glass
Accession Number: 
71.4.20
Dimensions: 
L: 17.7 cm, W: 5.8 cm, Th: 0.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1849
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Helen McKearin and Mrs. Betty Gruene Speir
Primary Description: 
Pale aquamarine non-lead glass; blown and engraved. Rectangle, cut from a thick sheet of window glass; diamond point engraved with the inscription "J.F.S." at top; "Landgraff" and "Cleveland Glass Works" underneath, all in script and "1849" in top right corner. Two large fish and a tiny steam boat fill most of the space and an engraved zig zag borders the piece.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Speir, Betty Gruene, Source
McKearin-Powers, Helen (1898-1988), Source
Smith, Dr. Henry G., Former Collection
Technique: 
The Glass and China Cupboard: Documented Glass (1945-09) illustrated, p. 174;