Window Pane

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Object Name: 
Window Pane
Accession Number: 
56.4.1
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 17.8 cm, W: 12.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1833-1835
Primary Description: 
Window Pane. Clear glass; pressed; rectangular pane with recessed rim; in the center a panel with a side-wheel river boat, above it: "J. & R. RITCHIE", on either side of the panel two large vases with flowers and leaves, underneath a thistle above a shell as the center of two geometric horns-of-plenty which support the vases, "lacy" background.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Rose, James (1899-1975), Source
1955-11-09
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Inscription: 
J. & R. RITCHIE
inscription
Pressed center
American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (2004) illustrated, p. 193, fig. 340; BIB# 81579
The Origins of Pressed Glass Decoration (1983-09) pp. 86-91, ill. p. 89; BIB# AI11593
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 106, #311; BIB# 30457
Pittsburgh Glass, 1797-1891 (1976) illustrated, p. 285 (fig. 306-1); BIB# 19272
The Woman's Day Dictionary of American Glass (1961-08) illustrated, p. 24, bottom right; BIB# 98018