Covered Dish

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Object Name: 
Covered Dish
Accession Number: 
H: 12.6 cm, L: 27.8 cm
On Display
about 1887-1890
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; transparent purple glass; pressed. Duck shape with opaque white body and purple head and neck; applied yellow glass eyes; lid of dish is formed by upper half of duck's body; marked in base "PAT MAR 1887".
Way, Kenneth B., Source
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 85 (top); BIB# 32200
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 237; BIB# 22048
American and European Pressed Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1981) illustrated, p. 296, #1156; BIB# 30457