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Covered dish

Object Number: 
1953.567ab
Date: 
1885-1905
Medium: 
Glass, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 17.8 x 14 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed non-lead glass dish in the form of a hen sitting on a basket; hen's comb and wattle painted red, eyes painted black, and beak painted yellow and black; hen body (cover) sits in basket (dish) decorated with guilloche and basket-weave patterns. Base has basket-weave pattern with cross in center.
Gallery Label: 
Challinor, Taylor & Co. of Tarentum, PA made a complete line of animal dishes, which was continued by the United States Glass Co. of Pittsburgh, PA.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Clarence G. Michalis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group