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Plate, "St. Tropez," Part of Nine-Piece Setting

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corning, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1933
    DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (1.9 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 72.40.23
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Steuben Glass, a division of Corning Glass Works, 1903-2011. Plate, "St. Tropez," Part of Nine-Piece Setting, ca. 1933. Glass, 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (1.9 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.23. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.23_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 72.40.23_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Plate, part of a nine-piece setting, "St. Tropez" pattern. Colorless hand-blown glass, with hand-cut and hand-engraved decoration. Circular shape. Cut decoration consists of diagonal straight lines forming large diamonds around border of plate, the over-all resembling a star. At top of each diamond is an engraved circle. Three graduated engraved circles suspended from the bottom of each diamond toward the center of plate. Broad engraved band going around the edge of plate above the diamonds. Condition: Scratch at center of plate, otherwise excellent.
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