Puff Box

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Object Name: 
Puff Box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
H (jar): 4.8 cm, (w/cover): 6.3 cm; D: 11.2 cm
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Parsons
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; mold-blown, engraved. Flattened globular shape with faint vertical ribbing from underside to rim. Engraved pattern of flowers, leaves and cartouches around sides; eight sectioned star-like pattern engraved polished pontil mark. Acid stamped trademark "ILLIG/CORNING" within a scalloped circle on base. Matching lid engraved with a cartouche and the initial "T"; both pieces have ground and polished edges.
Pattern Name: 
Parsons, Mrs. Richard H., Source
Parsons, Richard H., Source
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (Rev. ed.) (1997) illustrated, p. 270, fig. 661 left; BIB# 36644
The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning (1979) illustrated, pp. 265-276, fig. 661; p. 270; BIB# 28811