Rose Bowl in "Mirror Block" Pattern

Object Name: 
Rose Bowl in "Mirror Block" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Rose Bowl in "Mirror Block" Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 14.9 cm, Diam (max): 17.9 cm
On Display
Web Description: 
In March 1889, Mt. Washington patented a relatively simple pattern that it named “Mirror Block.” One month later, the company advertised a rose bowl in what it called “the celebrated ‘Mirror Block’ pattern.”
Pattern Name: 
Mirror Block
Hellwig, Franz J., Source
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass; blown, cut, ground, polished. Round vase, cut overall in the cushion pattern, flat circular rim cut in a hatch-mark style. The underside is cut in a large star.
Corning Museum of Glass 2011-05-19 through 2011-12-31
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Mt. Washington and Pairpoint Glass (2013-03) illustrated, p. 24;