Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed on Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Dish

Object Number: 
1951.75
Date: 
1820-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm )
Description: 
Colorless blown and cut lead glass dish; square form with rounded corners heavily cut on exterior with elongated fans on the center of the four sides in between fields of strawberry diamonds; circular foot ring cut on underside with strawberry diamonds in diamond-shaped frame.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this is part of a service of glassware given to Albert Gallatin (1761-1849) by Czar Nicholas I.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles M. Gay
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group