Plate depicting Spring Scene

Object Name: 
Plate depicting Spring Scene

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Object Name: 
Plate depicting Spring Scene
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
84.3.265 C
(A) D: 20.9 cm; (B) D: 20.7 cm; (C) D: 20.8 cm; (D) D: 20.7 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Anonymous gift
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed. Circular shape with intaglio molded design in lower surface, acid-etched for a "satin" finish, ground and polished rim. Each shows a child surrounded by a wreath indicating the seas (A) has a boy with a rake and watering can and "Summer" below; (B) shows a girl with a basket of fruit and "Autumn" below; (C) shows a girl with a pipe and a basket of flowers and "Spring" below; (D) shows a boy with a stocking cap, sweater, muff and ice skates and "Winter" below. Each has a paper label with "CRISTAL D'ALBRET/FAIT MAIN/MADE IN FRANCE/HANDCUT LEAD CRYSTAL" on it and is in a velvet-lined white leather box.
Anonymous Source