Mold

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Object Name: 
Mold
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
83.7.5
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm, W: 17.9 cm, Diam: 13.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1980-1983
Credit Line: 
Gift of Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Baccarat
Primary Description: 
Silvery, red-brown, black iron; cast, machined. Circular shape, a large cylindrical sleeve, incised "COQ NOIR/14902" on the exterior, with long rectangular curved strap, with attached threaded bar at right angles, bolted to the sleeve; the sleeve attached by screws to a heavy disk, with deep figure of a rooster open on the inside; screwed to a metal base plate with central circular hole in the base.
Provenance: 
Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Baccarat, Source
1983-10-24
Inscription: 
COQ NOIR/14902
Inscription
on exterior
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1995-06-03 through 1995-10-22
Arte de vidriocontemporaneo usando el soplete (2006) illustrated, p. 104, top right (mold);
Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles and Techniques (2005) illustrated, p. 11; BIB# 99164
Designs in Miniature: The Story of Mosaic Glass (1995) illustrated, pp. 6-9; p. 6, Fig. 1; BIB# 26765
A Collector's Guide to Paperweights (1990) illustrated, p. 15; BIB# 98767
Paperweights from The Corning Museum of Glass (1987) illustrated, #1; BIB# 34353