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MEDIUM Opalescent glass
  • Place Manufactured: Corning, New York, United States
  • DATES ca. 1920
    DIMENSIONS 1/8 x 17 1/2 x 17 7/8 in. (0.3 x 44.5 x 45.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Roundel, opalescent glass, in Art Nouveau manner. Large, thin, irregular, flat white roundel surrounded by narrow applied and folded blue rim; roundel is out of plane. Front side entirely covered with iridescent spiraling feather-like decoration in green-gold, with eight evenly spaced blue and purple ovoid accents, reminiscent of peacock feather eyes. Reverse side of white is undecorated. Visible prunt at center. Small chip in rim. Condition: Very good
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Frederick Carder (American, born England, 1863–1963). Roundel, ca. 1920. Opalescent glass, 1/8 x 17 1/2 x 17 7/8 in. (0.3 x 44.5 x 45.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 72.40.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 72.40.4_bw.jpg)
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