Centerpiece Bowl and Underplate in "Russian and Pillars" Pattern

Object Name: 
Centerpiece Bowl and Underplate in "Russian and Pillars" Pattern

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Object Name: 
Centerpiece Bowl and Underplate in "Russian and Pillars" Pattern
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 16.7 cm; (a) Bowl H: 15.1 cm, L: 49.9 cm, W: 24.3 cm; (b) Underplate H: 5.9 cm, W: 24.8 cm, L: 50.2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter Poeth
Primary Description: 
Centerpiece Bowl and Underplate in "Russian and Pillars" Pattern. Colorless lead glass; blown, cut. (a) Oval bowl with everted fan shape at each hand, forming a handle. Top rim is cut and polished and entire body is cut in an overall geometric pattern of interlocking lines and stars, interrupted at each end and in the middle of each side by five parallel vertical flutes or columns which are scalloped on the top rim; oval base filled with same interlocking pattern. (b) Underplate is shaped and cut to match but with large multipoint star in center of base.
Pattern Name: 
Russian and Pillars
Poeth, Walter, Source
Affixed lower end of ribs on handle
Corning's Cut Glass Treasures
Victoria and Albert Museum, Crafts Council Shop
New Popularity for Pressed Glass (2000-09-22) illustrated, p. [1]; BIB# AI101709
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1999 (2000) p. 14, 17; ill. p. 14; BIB# AI95008
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 41, 52-53, #77; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 42 (2000) illustrated, p. 191, fig. 28; BIB# AI49427