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Tray

Object Number: 
INV.3716
Date: 
1830-1845
Medium: 
Glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 11 5/8 x 8 1/2 in. ( 4.8 x 29.5 x 21.6 cm )
Description: 
Colorless pressed lead glass tray; rounded rectangular shape with open chain rim, open handle at each end, and fan and scroll design surrounding large diamond at center.
Gallery Label: 
This extremely rare example "represents a technical achievement in mold making and pressing" (see "American Glass," plate 154). Fragments of this pattern were found at the Sandwich factory site (see "Pressed American and European Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass," p. 101).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group