Pane/plaque

Object Number: 
INV.14409
Date: 
1833-1835
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
pressed: "J. & . C. RITCHIE"
Description: 
Colorless, lead glass; pressed. Rectangular pane with recessed rim; in the center a panel with a side-wheel river boat; above it "J. & C. RITCHIE", on either side of the panel two large vases with flowers and leaves, underneath a thistle above a shell as the center of two geometric horns-of-plenty which support the vases, "lacy" or stippled background.
Gallery Label: 
Eight identical panes were found in a secretary bookcase in 1955; one is currently in the collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, another in the collection of the Oglebay Mansion Museum in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group