Sweetmeat Bowl

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Object Name: 
Sweetmeat Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
74.2.9 B
Overall H: 14.5 cm; Rim Diam: 14.1 cm
On Display
about 1750-1760
Primary Description: 
Sweetmeat Bowl. Transparent dark blue lead glass; blown and cut. Deep, rounded bowl with galleried scalloped rim; all-over cut with large diamond-shape facets; large flattened-ovoid knop, domed foot, with oval facets; scalloped foot rim; rough pontil mark on underside of foot.
Bradley, Philip H., Former Collection
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
Masterpieces of Glass from The Corning Museum of Glass
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-02 through 1991-04-14
The Art of Glass: Masterpieces from The Corning Museum of Glass
IBM Gallery 1989-12-12 through 1990-02-02
National Gallery of Art 1990-12-09 through 1991-04-14
Decorative and utilitarian works from the Corning Museum of Glass, surveying 35 centuries of glass-making technology and stylistic developments from ancient Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, and Asian cultures to contemporary American and European examples. The works were selected by Corning Museum staff members Dwight P. Lanmon, director and curator of European glass; David B. Whitehouse, curator of ancient and Islamic glass; Jane Shadel Spillman, curator of American glass; and Susanne K. Frantz, curator of 20th-century glass.
In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-century British World (2020) illustrated, pp. 22-23 (fig. 12);
The Corning Museum of Glass and the Finger Lakes Region (1993) cover, p. 27, #42; BIB# 35681
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 86, #81; BIB# 35679
Masterpieces of Glass: A World History From The Corning Museum of Glass (1990) illustrated, pp. 166-167, pl. 75; BIB# 33819
Dekorerat Glas (1984) pp. 25-28;
Recent Important Acquisitions, 17 (1975) p. 173, #24; BIB# AI91035