Carafe, Tumbler and Plate

Object Name: 
Carafe, Tumbler and Plate

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Object Name: 
Carafe, Tumbler and Plate
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
about 1845-1855
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Honorable and Mrs. Amory Houghton
Primary Description: 
Colorless, polychrome lead glass; blown, engraved, millefiori, cut. Carafe: Mallet shape, with flared, panel-cut neck; rounded shoulders above spreading sides decorated with widely spaced millefiori canes, cut circular facets, engraved scrolled lengths of foliage linking the circular facets, and cut stars; rounded base; cut elaborate star on the bottom. Tumbler: Straight sides, rounded base; pair of cut lines below the rim; the sides, with spaced millefiori canes, cut circular facets, engraved foliate sprigs and cut stars on the sides, with a cut elaborate star on the base. Plate: Low, circular form, with everted sides incorporating spaced colorful millefiori canes; cut incised lines near the rim; cut facets and stars, and engraved foliate sprigs; flat bottom with cut star on the underside; inscribed "302" on the side in yellow paint.
Houghton, Laura (Mrs. Amory), Source
Houghton, The Honorable Amory (American, 1926-2020), Source
The Corning Museum of Glass, Curators' Choice (1995) illustrated, #11; BIB# 36655