Spoonholder

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Object Name: 
Spoonholder
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
82.4.45
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 11.8 cm; Rim Diam: 8.8 cm; Foot Diam: 7.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1850-1870
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rosemond Van Etten
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; pressed and fire-polished. Cylindrical shape with pattern of large diamond-filled circles alternating with plain circles, both with comet-like tails; plain circular base with polished pontil mark underneath.
Department: 
Pattern Name: 
Horn of Plenty/Comet
Provenance: 
Van Etten, Rosemond, Source
The Magic of Ceramics (2012) illustrated, p. 46 (fig. 3-17); BIB# 167897
Un guide pour la datation de la verrerie de table des annees 1800 a 1940 (2001) illustrated, Fig. 23, p. 196; BIB# 96483
Studies in Material Culture Research (2000) illustrated, p. 166, fig. 23; BIB# 71763
The Magic of Ceramics (2000) illustrated, p. 50 (fig. 3-17); BIB# 63974
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) pl. 146, left; BIB# 22048