Fish in Frame

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Object Name: 
Fish in Frame
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Frame H: 47.4 cm, W: 27.1 cm
Not on Display
about 1872-1885
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; pressed, reverse-painted. Oval shape formed by two fishes lying adjacent with heads and tails together; complete with scales and fins, "PAT '72" on underside; reverse painted on the underside in naturalistic colors, two holes pressed, one in nose, one between tails, mounted with two metal screws to a rectangular wooden board with an engraved wooden frame in "Eastlake style" around it.
Stradlings, Former Collection
The Corning Museum of Glass: A Decade of Glass Collecting 1990-1999 (2000) illustrated, pp. 50-51, #72; BIB# 65446
Recent Important Acquisitions, 37 (1995) illustrated, p. 110, #28; BIB# AI36371