Cluthra Plate

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Object Name: 
Cluthra Plate
Accession Number: 
72.4.182
Dimensions: 
Diam (rim): 28.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1920-1939
Credit Line: 
Bequest of the Gladys C. Welles Estate
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass cased with white "Cluthra" lead glass with sixteen radiating swirling black "Cintra" inclusions; blown, pattern-molded. Undulating circular horizontally flared rim; short cylindrical body; convex base; rough pontil; wheel engraved on base: "F Carder/STEUBEN".
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Cluthra
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Former Collection
Category: 
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1985-04-20 through 1985-10-20
Davenport Art Gallery 1985-12-01 through 1986-01-12
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 1986-09-21 through 1986-11-09
Walters Art Gallery 1987-02-18 through 1987-04-12
A popular account of English-born Corning glassmaker Frederick Carder and his life-long involvement with glass. Carder was the director of Steuben Glass Works in Corning, NY, for nearly 30 years. The catalog features objects made or designed by Carder, the brilliant glassmaker whose innumerable technical and artistic achievements in glass during his 100 years (1863-1963) had a significant impact on American glassmaking. The book includes illustrations and descriptions of Steuben Glass objects never before published, as well as works made in Carder’s later studio years. The objects included in the book are the property of The Corning Museum of Glass and the Rockwell Museum, also in Corning, NY, and the catalog was co-published by both institutions.
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker (1985) illustrated, cover, center; BIB# 31168