Soap Dish and Lid

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Object Name: 
Soap Dish and Lid
Accession Number: 
91.4.81
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8 cm, W: 10.3 cm, L: 13.3 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1830-1835
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel Schwartz in memory of Esther Ipps Schwartz
Primary Description: 
Fiery opalescent lead glass; pressed, drilled. (a) Rectangular shape base, flat rim, rounded at the corners; band of cable on top surface, stippling in base with intermittent circles; lower surface with design of crescents and beading beneath rim, vertical ribbing on sides and stippling on base; holes have been drilled in a diamond pattern in the base; (b) nearly opaque, with a crown knob; completely covered with pattern on the inner surface; vertical ribbing on the sides, with crescents and beads above, then stippling with a scroll-like design in the center.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Schwartz, Esther Ipps, Former Collection
Schwartz, Samuel, Former Collection
1991
Category: 
Color: 
Technique: 
Material: 
Recent Important Acquisitions, 34 (1992) illustrated, p. 136, #24; BIB# AI30154
The Corning Museum of Glass Annual Report 1991 (1992) illustrated, p. 8, third from left; BIB# AI96378
Recent Important Acquisitions, 3 (1961) illustrated, p. 147, #49; BIB# AI97739