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Object Name: 
Disk or Plaque
Accession Number: 
73.4.85
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam (max): 40.4 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1916
Credit Line: 
Gift of Otto W. Hilbert
Primary Description: 
Greyish, purplish glass; blown. "Crown" of glass with a rough bullion on back and corresponding bump in the center of front; circular, with slightly upturned edges; back of greyish- purplish glass; front with feather design superimposed on a purplish circle surrounded by green zigzags on a white band with a blue band and green to the edge; sprayed with stannous chloride to give it iridescence.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Hilbert, Otto, Source
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
The History of Steuben Design, 1903-1989
Venue(s)
Steuben Glass, Inc. 1989 through 1989
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.
 
The Legacy of Frederick Carder (2013) illustrated, p. 9; BIB# AI95652
A Legacy of Beauty (1995-09-30) p. 82; BIB# AI35849
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker (1985) illustrated, pp. 66, 118, pl. 25, back cover; BIB# 31168
Recent Important Acquisitions, 16 (1974) illustrated, p. 133, #47; BIB# AI91024
The Glass of Frederick Carder (1971) p. 67, pl. XIIB; BIB# 27279