Powder Box with Lid

Object Name: 
Powder Box with Lid

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Object Name: 
Powder Box with Lid
Accession Number: 
73.4.25 C
Dimensions: 
(Aab,Bab) H: 24.5 cm; (Aa,Ba) H: 18 cm; (Aa) diam (max) 9.4 cm; (Ba) diam (max): 9.6 cm; (Cab) H: 9.5 cm; Ca) H: 5.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1860
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Marion Pike
Web Description: 
This set was blown by John H. Leighton, son of Thomas Leighton, for his older daughter, Mary May. It was decorated in the company’s shops.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pike, Marion, Source
Category: 
Primary Description: 
Ruby over colorless, lead glasses; blown, cased, cut, gilt. (a) Powder box: flattened bulbous shape with eight panels cut through ruby to clear; cut trefoils and quatrefoils and gilt decoration; base ground and polished. (b) Lid: round ball knob, matching decoration with serrated cutting around rim.