Footed Cross

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Object Name: 
Footed Cross
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 28.6 cm, Diam: 10.4 cm
On Display
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment Fund
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; encased, cut, molded sulphide. Tall panel-cut cross, mounted on two flattened oval diamond-faceted knops; above an oval plaque with convex oval window on the front, side with prismatic cutting, back covered with strawberry diamonds; enclosing a molded sulphide plaque of Mary holding the infant Jesus in her arms, with angels in clouds at her feet; reverse flat, with an oval black mark at the center; on a stem with diamond-faceted flattened ball knop, a large ball knop with large pointed diamonds, and a paneled flattened knop; domed and terraced foot, middle ridge with linked oval facets; underside of the foot with cut star and radial cut grooves at the rim.
Peck, Clara S. (d. 1983), Source
Lyons, Louis, Source
Exhibition of Sulphides and Sulphide-related Materials
Jones Museum of Glass and Ceramics 1987-07-15 through 1987-12-01
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1984 (1985) illustrated, p. 16; BIB# AI96385