Overall: 7 x 5 x 1/4 in. ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm )
pressed: "J. & . C. RITCHIE"
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.
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.
Bequest of Randall J. LeBoeuf, Jr., 1976
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