Hand Basin

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Object Name: 
Hand Basin
Accession Number: 
50.4.447 A
Overall H (max): 16.75 cm; Rim Diam: 28.25 cm; Foot Diam: 11.25 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Hand Basin. Green or bottle glass, brilliant aquamarine; free-blown with applied and tooled decoration. Bowl: deep circular form with flaring heavy outfolded rim, and applied lily-pad Type III decoration on sides; applied circular sloping foot with crimped sides and pontil mark on base.
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
Sterns, S. M., Former Collection
Masterpieces of American Glass
Museum of Applied Arts 1990-07-27 through 1990-09-02
State Hermitage Museum 1990-09-15 through 1990-10-21
Museum of the State Institute of Glass 1990-11-02 through 1991-01-04
Loan exhibition of eighteenth and early nineteenth century furniture & glass; for the benefit of the National Council of Girl Scouts, inc.
American Art Galleries 1929-09-25 through 1929-10-09
The encyclopedia of modern marbles, spheres & orbs (2005) illustrated, p. 22 fig. 17; BIB# 88983
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 101, #95; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of American Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 12, 91, pl. 13; BIB# 33046
Glass-Nost: Corning and Russian Museum Set Cultural Exchange (1989) illustrated, p. 92;
Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass (Doubleday edition) (1950) illustrated, pl. 25, p. 170; p. 120 ff.; p. 37 ff.; BIB# 25299