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Overall H: 19.6 cm, Diam: 11 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of Charles H. and Alice Wendt Voorhees
Primary Description: 
Colorless, blue non-lead glass; mold-blown, pressed. Flattened spherical font, mold-blown of colorless glass with a brass collar stamped "PAT'D APR 13 1875/MCH 21 1876"; design of ears of corn (3) in a beaded circle around font, with row of beading above; attached by a wafer of colorless glass to a blue pressed base with columnar stem and circular font.
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Corn in Shield
Voorhees Collection, Charles H. and Alice Wendt, Former Collection
Webster, Elizabeth Voorhees, Source