Immortality of the Arts

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Object Name: 
Cameo Plate
Title: 
Immortality of the Arts
Accession Number: 
69.2.39
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 4.6 cm, Diam (max): 33 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1891
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Gladys Carder Welles
Primary Description: 
Amber/white glass; blown and carved. Circular shape; blown of amber glass cased with white; white is carved away in a pattern depicting a horseman with upflung arm with another horseman in the background; details are unfinished; signed "F. Carder".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Welles Estate, Gladys C., Former Collection
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
1891
Date
F. Carder
Signature
Title Unknown (The Rockwell Museum)
Venue(s)
Rockwell Museum 1987-08 through 1988-06
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 Glass of Frederick Carder
Venue(s)
The Renwick Gallery 1971-12 through 1972-04
Pilkington Glass Museum 1972-06 through 1972-12
English Cameo Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass (1994) illustrated, pp. 15, 59, fig. 9; BIB# 35913
Frederick Carder: Portrait of a Glassmaker (1985) illustrated, pp. 44-45, 117, pl. 4; BIB# 31168
The Ancient Art of Cameo Glass (1985) illustrated, pp. 34-36, ill. p. 34; BIB# AI14995
John Northwood and English Cameo Glass (1981) pp. 50-55, ill. p. 53;
The Glass of Frederick Carder (1971) illustrated, pl. 1C, pp. 8-9, fig. 16; BIB# 27279
Recent Important Acquisitions, 12 (1970) illustrated, Cover, frontispiece; BIB# AI97752